Grandma kills grandson because she was ‘fed up’ with babysitting

The two boys were playing video games at their home in Florida when their grandmother told them she had a surprise for them.

Martha White, 63, who has been babysitting them, took one of the boys, Mason Rhinehart, six, to the bathroom and locked the door, Mail Online reported.

Mason’s brother, eight, heard him crying and saying, “I don’t want to die, please don’t kill me.”

The elder boy tried to get into the bathroom but he couldn’t. So he called his father and hid, 

Within five minutes, first responders were on the scene and found Mason lying on the bathroom floor with multiple stab wounds to the chest, the police said.

Mason was taken to hospital, but did not survive, The Tallahassee Democrat reported.

Covered in blood

The report said that the police found White, about a kilometre from their home, covered in blood. She also had a bottle of wine and a Xanax (medicine used to treat anxiety).

She allegedly stabbed the kid because she was “fed up” with babysitting.

White was charged with first-degree murder on Wednesday.

Source: Mail Online, Tallahassee Democrat