A mother threw the body of her 12-year-old daughter from a balcony after allegedly murdering her, it is reported. The tragedy took place in broad daylight and the footage was posted online.

The video shows the 45-year-old mother, named as Svetlana Sheleveyster, standing on the balcony of her ninth-floor flat holding the body of her 12-year-old daughter. She can be seen struggling under the weight of the unnamed girl before she appears to deliberately throw her over the side. ┬áReportedly she tried to flee the flat in Ukraine, but police – alerted by neighbours – caught her and arrested her.It is claimed she smothered her daughter before throwing her down to the ground. It is rumoured the mum, a teacher, had suffered with mental health issues recently but had not sought help. The 45-year-old suspect has an older daughter and husband, but they were not home at the time. She remains in police custody charged with murder. The investigation continues.

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