Miriam Carey, 34, the woman shot and killed by police in Washington, D.C. after leading police on a high speed chase, was suffering from post-partum depression, her mother Idella Carey told ABC News.
The dental hygienist’s one-year-old daughter Erica was in the car with her when she was shot and killed.
“She had post-partum depression after having the baby” last August, said the woman’s mother, Idella Carey.
She added, “A few months later, she got sick. She was depressed. … She was hospitalized.”
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