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Police: Mom who threw kids, self from window depressed

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Police said a woman threw her two children out of a second-story window before attempting to take her own life on June 12, 2014. (FOX5) Police said a woman threw her two children out of a second-story window before attempting to take her own life on June 12, 2014. (FOX5)
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A woman accused of throwing her two small children out of an upstairs room window was suffering from insomnia and depression at the time and heard voices in her head directing her to commit the act, according to documents.

An arrest report was released Thursday for 34-year-old Luz Robledo Ibarra. According to Las Vegas Metro police, Ibarra was admitted to University Medical Center on June 12 after she threw herself out of a window at her home in the 3700 block of Spiritual Way.

Police said Ibarra's live-in mother found her 6-month-old grandson, 1-year-old granddaughter and her daughter on the ground all bleeding before officers arrived.

In the document, firefighters who first arrived at the scene asked Ibarra what happened. She told a fire captain she threw her two children out of the window before flinging herself to the ground below.

She said she was stressed from the birth of her son and couldn't take it anymore, according to the arrest report.

Ibarra and her children were rushed to UMC for treatment.

According to the document, one of the victims sustained multiple fractures and lacerations to the face as well as a possible concussion. The other victim suffered rib, leg and depressed skull fractures, which required surgery.

When she was interviewed at the hospital, Ibarra told detectives a male voice in her head told her to throw the children and herself, the document stated. She also confirmed to police she had locked the door to her room to be alone.

It wasn't until Ibarra's other child was able to unlock the door to the bedroom that her family members found them on the ground outside, the report stated.

Ibarra denied having previous thoughts of hurting herself and her children as well as hearing a voice in her head, the document said.

Police said a doctor who treated Ibarra earlier this year told detectives she complained of insomnia and anxiety and claimed she was overwhelmed with responsibilities.

The doctor prescribed Zoloft for Ibarra for the insomnia but she later decided not to take it.

Ibarra was booked in absentia into Clark County Detention Center on two counts of attempted murder and two counts of child abuse with substantial bodily harm.

The document said Ibarra was being treated for a fractured pelvis.

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