MOSCOW, Russia — A woman who carried the severed head of a child into a Moscow metro station Monday has been arrested, the city’s prosecutor’s office said.
Moscow police said they believe the woman murdered the child, whom she was babysitting. The child was believed to have been 3 or 4 years old.
An amateur video shows the woman walking outside the metro station saying, “I am a terrorist. I hate you — the enemy.”
Police are not yet calling the case terror-related.
Authorities did not identify the woman but said she was born in 1977 and is from central Asia. They are treating the case as a murder investigation.
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