(WHDH) — A 25-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday after she reportedly attacked her mother with a wall-mounted crucifix, leaving her with a fractured skull.
San Antonio-Express News reports Christian Lydia Martinez, of Texas, is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing substantial bodily harm.
Martinez returned home drunk following a day of drinking on Oct. 27 and got into an argument with her mother, according to an affidavit obtained by the news outlet.
Shen then allegedly took a 10-inch crucifix off the wall and repeatedly bashed her mother’s head using a stabbing motion.
The victim, whose name has not been released, suffered a fractured skull and was underwent treatment at an area hospital.
Martinez has since been ordered held on $30,000 bail.
An investigation is ongoing.
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