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Spanish woman arrested for killing 3-month-old daughter in cemetery

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 13: The landmark Spanish Television Tower stands in the background through crosses marking graves at La Almorena cemetary March 14, 2004 in Madrid. Meanwhile, the country went to the polls in the general elections after ten bombs exploded March 11, killing 200 people and injuring an estimated 1,500 in what is Spain's worst ever terrorist attack.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 13: The landmark Spanish Television Tower stands in the background through crosses marking graves at La Almorena cemetary March 14, 2004 in Madrid. Meanwhile, the country went to the polls in the general elections after ten bombs exploded March 11, killing 200 people and injuring an estimated 1,500 in what is Spain's worst ever terrorist attack. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***  (2004 Getty Images)

Police say they have arrested a woman suspected of killing her 3-month old baby by slashing its throat in a cemetery chapel in a small central Spanish town.

A Civil Guard spokesman said the woman, a 37-year-old Spaniard, was arrested early Wednesday in the cemetery of Villa de Don Fadrique, a town of some 4,000 inhabitants located just southeast of Madrid.

The officer said a judge had a placed a secrecy order on the investigation and he could not give any further details.

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity in keeping with police regulations.

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