A Pennsylvania mom who admitted to the June 2016 killing of her 3-year-old daughter on Wednesday allegedly made some disturbing statements to her neighbors shortly after slaying the child.

The York Daily Record reports that Regina Lester has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder, which she said she committed after doing a combination of drugs.

She said that on June 8, 2016 she smoked marijuana mixed with K2, fentanyl, and bath salts before killing her daughter, Isabel Godfrey.

An autopsy determined that the child died from blunt force trauma and bite wounds, in addition to possible asphyxiation.

After murdering the 3-year-old, Lester undressed and clung to a tree. That’s when she told a neighbor:

“I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to do it. You understand I had to get the darkness out of her. I’m sorry.”

She also knocked on another neighbor’s door and said:

“I need to kill your kids.”

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A neighbor who often babysat Isabel, Andrew Day, performed CPR on the child upon finding her but was unsuccessful.

He then held down Lester until police arrived, according to the York Dispatch.

Prosecutors said that the mom did not get a first-degree murder charge because she was so heavily intoxicated that she had a diminished understanding of what she was doing, York Daily Record reports.

The mother said:

“I wasn’t myself. I don’t remember anything. I blacked out.”

She said that she used the drug K2 “quite often.”

Lester had also suffered from mental health issues before the murder occurred. She was diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety.

She faces spending 20 to 40 years behind bars and will find out her sentence on June 27.

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9 Replies to “Mom Who Killed Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Knocked on Neighbor’s Door and Said: ‘I Need to Kill Your Kids’”

  • Marg Darner 2 years ago

    She needs to be hanged until she is dead. Mentally ill my foot. She’s a druggie.

  • Dianne knight 2 years ago

    She needs to be sterilized before she brings another life into the world to snuff out. Bless that baby girl.
    She needs to be put out of her misery the same as she done to her beautiful child/.

  • Justice 2 years ago

    She should be spayed so if she ever gets out of jail she can’t ever have another child to murder That’s a load of crap that she didn’t get charged with first degree murder Nobody forced her to get so high she didn’t know what she was doing That was her choice to do that She should get the death penalty

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    taking a life is murder and she deserves the death penalty

  • CT in Denver 2 years ago

    The baby is safe now. The mom should be jailed for life. Mom made the choice to take the drugs, the baby had no choice.

  • Annmarie Ronquillo 2 years ago

    Pleased explain to me why we have a trail for her instead of straight up death penalty????? This system is stupid an because of the way system works is why we have sick people not paying for there crime….. She doesn’t deserve air,food,water,life she denied a precious baby of just those things an killed her with bite marks an beating think about this people!!!!!!!!!!! She is a monster drugs no drugs i don’t care period she did it…

  • Sally 2 years ago

    I don’t think it should matter what she was on, or what mental health issues she has had,with her out come in her sentence. Do they take any of this into affect with a drunk driver who kills someone? Does the fact that they might have mental health issues matter? If she was that unstable from her mental health issues, why didn’t someone step in and remove her child so she would not be in danger, let alone from the drug abuse!

  • Patricia 2 years ago

    You know somethingi am so sick in tired of hearing this bs. I’m sorry but for all you ignorant people in this would, when are you all going to wake up? See one day some worthless person committed a horrible crime, and can’t and won’t except responsibility for what they did, and got the grand idea to tell everyone, I was high, I was on drugs and or drinking both, and thats what made me do it. You all bought in to the pity me story, and you went easier on the dirtbag. Now that all these people in the world sing the same old song and dance. Well the truth of the matter is they couldnt make enough drugs or alcohol in the world to make me do anything I didnt want to really do and that’s including LSD. NOT EVEN STEAL to suport my habits when I use to do drugs. Take it from someone thats been an addict, it’s an excuse to not except responsibility and accountability for their actions.. And their lies truly have given addicts a bad name, cuz it’s monkey see monkey do. Cuz you all bought into it. See they were going to do what the did with or without drugs. They are just trying to get an easier sentence., and it works. But how would you know they were all lying unless you have done drugs to. So no one expect the straight people to figure this out. Because your naive to the fact. Some are really mentally sick, and the rest just flat don’t have any value for life much less their own,. The majority of people in this world have no morals, values, no compassion or empathy for other any more, they been taught to be mean and angry and they don’t care who they have to step on to get or take what they want. Thats the truth everyone this is how it really is and some real truth of the matter.

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