Thursday, May 24, 2018

Iowa Mom Drags Son, 8, into Path of Oncoming Train in Murder-Suicide

An Iowa mother and her son are dead in what authorities say was a murder-suicide, according to multiple reports.

The bodies of Teresa Gerleman, 35, and her 8-year-old son, Henry Fields, were found at a railroad crossing on May 4 in Iowa. They had suffered major trauma.

Authorities with the Iowa Public Safety Department interviewed employees with the Union Pacific Railroad and reviewed video surveillance video from the train. 

They came to the conclusion that Gerleman killed herself and her son by stepping in front of the train.  More