This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved the life of her baby

On the night of September 14, 2014, a Special Weapons and Tactics team arrived at a three-story house in Smyrna, Georgia, after several neighbors called for help. What nobody expected was that inside that house, domestic violence had already turned deadly.

When agents entered the house, they found the bodies of Jessica Arrendale, a 37-year-old woman and her boyfriend Antoine. Davis of 30. Antoine seemed to have committed suicide.

 This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved the life of her baby
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What the officers did not know on entering was that, surprisingly, their daughter of only 5 months had survived the incident.

Jessica had a daughter named Naiomi who was 15 years old and Antoine also had two daughters from a previous relationship. Still, they decided to have a daughter in common and Cobie was born.

 This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved her baby's life
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Antoine was an infant of the US Navy who had served the nation in the Iraq war. Although the mother of his older daughters said that he had always been a loving father, the war had left him very touched and he suffered episodes of severe depression.

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<p style= The relationship between Jessica and Antoine was very tense, they were in the middle of a legal battle for the custody of Cobie. According to Jessica's mother, Antoine had hit Jessica several times. On the night of the murder, when the couple arrived home, a serious argument broke out. Antoine chased Jessica around the house. With her baby in her arms and a baseball bat in her hand, she tried to defend herself. But Antoine was stronger than her and used that same bat to beat her.

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Jessica ran to the bathroom and locked herself. But Antoine's wickedness overcame any barrier. He grabbed an assault rifle and knocked on the door. He shot Jessica in the head and, luckily somehow he did not realize he was carrying the baby hidden in his lap, he left the room. Jessica, still mortally wounded, in the only thing she thought about was saving her baby's life. She crawled until she left her baby at the foot of the toilet and she died lying on the floor.

 This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved her baby's life
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Antoine went to Find Cobie in your room. When he did not find her, he shot himself.

The neighbors were alarmed when they heard the loud sounds of gunfire and called the police. Given the danger of the situation, a full team of officers evacuated the surroundings of the house.

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Not knowing if There were hostages inside the house, the agents spent all night trying to persuade the aggressor to surrender. Finally, after introducing a robot into the house and seeing inside, the agents entered.

Under the body of Jessica, they discovered Cobie. She had hypothermia and had suffered head injuries during the altercation, but she was still alive. Jessica knew how to protect her even after her death.

 This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved the life of her baby

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Naiomi and Cobie now lives with Jessica's parents.

Despite this harrowing story, these beautiful girls should have no doubt about their mother's love for them. He showed it until his last second of life.

 This last heroic act of a victim of domestic violence saved the life of his baby
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From here we encourage all those women who are suffering domestic violence talk about your case with your family members and call 016 to receive the necessary assistance.

Share this article with all your friends if you are also against gender violence!

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