: Mother Allegedly Kills 3-Year-Old Son in Murder-Suicide Case

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The tragic details of a suspected murder-suicide have been disclosed by authorities in Texas, shedding light on the heartbreaking incident where a mother reportedly shot her 3-year-old son before taking her own life. Savannah Kriger, 32, and her son, Kaiden Kriger, were discovered deceased in a drainage ditch near Tom Slick Park in San Antonio on March 19, following an Amber Alert issued for the young boy.

The medical examiner’s office has determined Kriger’s death as a suicide and Kaiden’s death as a homicide, both victims found with gunshot wounds, according to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar. Sheriff Salazar provided a detailed timeline of the events surrounding the tragic case during a press conference held recently.

It was revealed that Kriger had left work early on March 18 and had visited her ex-husband’s residence, where she allegedly caused damage to his belongings. Subsequently, she returned to her own home where she carried out distressing actions before picking Kaiden up from daycare. Kriger had made alarming statements to her ex-husband over a FaceTime call, hinting at her tragic intentions.

Tragically, Kriger and her son were later found lifeless in the park where she had taken the young boy. The investigation indicated that the disturbing incident had unfolded as a result of ongoing custody disputes between Kriger and her ex-husband over Kaiden, shedding light on the tumultuous situation that may have led to the devastating outcome.

The discovery of a firearm near Kriger at the crime scene, matching shell casings found at her home, further cemented the chilling nature of the incident. The harrowing turn of events culminated on the day of a scheduled court hearing involving the custody battle over Kaiden, bringing to light the profound implications of the family’s struggles on the tragic outcome.

As the community mourns the loss of Savannah Kriger and her young son, the chilling details of the case serve as a stark reminder of the deep-seated issues surrounding mental health and family dynamics that can sometimes lead to such heartbreaking incidents. The authorities continue to investigate the case in hopes of understanding the underlying factors that contributed to the devastating outcome.