NYC crime: mom throws youngsters out of window, jumps out of window on 2nd flooring in Brownsville, Brooklyn
EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) – A 24-year-old mother is charged with attempted murder after police say she threw her two young children out of a second-floor window before jumping out of the window herself.
Police say Dejhanay Jarrell was naked when she pushed an air conditioner out of the window of her apartment at around 11 a.m. on Saturday in a building on Rockaway Parkway in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Then she proceeded to toss her two children, a month old and a two year old, out the window, and then herself.
According to police, the one-month-old baby landed face down and is in critical condition in the hospital.
Jarrell and the two-year-old were not critically injured. All three are at Brookdale Hospital
Neighbors who live across from the building heard the commotion and saw the children on the floor.
“The 2-year-old looked good. He wasn’t crying, he wasn’t moaning in pain, but the baby looked like it kept knocking out because of her eyes – she tried to open them” eyes and they closed. As if half of her face was injured, “said eyewitness Carl Chin.
A neighbor who lives next to the woman’s apartment said she lived alone, but had not lived in the apartment long and he did not know that she had children.
Jarrell faces two cases of attempted murder, two cases of assault, and two cases of reckless endangerment.
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