Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Christmas Day murder: Connie Villa kills daughter and attempts to kill 4 others

See also

Connie Villa, 35, was arrested for allegedly killing her 13-year-old daughter on Christmas Day, according to a Yahoo! News report on Sunday. The mother of four children attempted to kill her three other children and her ex-husband as well.

Chicago Teen decapitates aunt's boyfriend on Christmas as a present for his aunt

The Casa Grande Police Department in Arizona charged Villa with first-degree murder for the death of her oldest child, Aniarael Macias. The girl was found dead in the bathroom of the apartment where the mother and children lived.

In the police report, it is believed that Villa contacted Adam Villa, her ex-husband, on Christmas Day to come over to her apartment with the sole purpose of killing him. The woman stabbed her ex-husband several times when he arrived, but he got away, called police, and drove himself to a hospital.

Arriving at the scene found it necessary to force the door open. When doing so, they found the woman holding a knife to her chest, having already given herself self-inflicted wounds.

The younger children – aged 3, 5, and 8 – were not stabbed, but at a hospital it was found that they had poison – opiates – in their systems.

Adam Villa is the father of the three younger children, but not of the dead girl. The three surviving children are staying with the father’s family while he recuperates in the hospital.



  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!