Tucson mother charged with 2nd degree murder of sonPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 25-year-old mother backed out of a driveway, running over her 4-year-old son. And the young mother is now charged with murder.
The 6900 block of South Missiondale is extra quiet.
Police say 25-year-old Jessica Hunt ran her son over as she backed out of the driveway and detectives believe she was impaired when it happened.
Now she's facing 2nd degree murder and child abuse charges for the death of her son Justin Jr.
"She was screaming and yelling qand we could hear her from here when it happened," said neighbor Angel Sallas.
By the time paramedics arrived, it was too late. Justin died a short time later at University Medical Center.
A look at Jessica's facebook and myspace reveal a mother who loved her child. A mother who loved to play and make her son laugh, according to Hunt's own posts.
Now Hunt is grieving at home, out on bond, facing charges in the murder of her son.