Mom who killed one child and disabled the other celebrates Mother's day at the pub

Mom who killed one child and disabled the other celebrates Mother's day at the pub

A mom who brutally attacked her baby twin daughters leaving one dead and the other brain-damaged has sparked outrage after brazenly celebrating Mother's Day.

Tina Terlato killed her eight-week-old daughter Amanda and left Alicia with lifelong injuries after the vile assault in Melbourne, Australia, nine years ago.

After brutally attacking her twin babies on April 25, 2012, Terlato put them back in their cots before they were discovered by her then-husband - who raised the alarm.

Both tots were rushed to the hospital, but Amanda was pronounced dead following surgery while her sister was left with a fractured skull, arm, legs, and collarbone at the hands of her own mother.

Terlato was charged with murder, however, she avoided jail after the charge was downgraded to infanticide with a judge citing her poor mental health as a factor in the sentencing.

Now the killer mum has been seen out celebrating Mother's Day with her mother, grandmother, and a group of friends and their children.

Shameless Terlato was snapped wearing a double denim outfit while donning a pair of Ray-Bans and holding a smartphone as she headed for lunch at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in Brunswick, reports the Mail.

Another relative was seen holding a box with a flower in while her mum walked alongside using a zimmer frame.

It comes after Terlato's ex-husband Paul told of his fury after she was granted a permit to work with kids - despite killing their baby daughter.

Paul looks after Alicia, who will suffer disabilities including cerebral palsy for life, and the former couple's other child, Luke.

He said he was "disgusted" to learn that Tina is being allowed to work with children at Essendon Football Club - an Australian Football League (AFL) club.

She has been granted permission to design banners for the team alongside kids.

Paul told the Herald Sun: "Every time I see her face when she poses up with AFL players or when I hear about her attending games - it just brings back bad memories.

"I'm shocked, I'm disgusted, I'm angry. Essendon Football Club and the AFL need to stop her membership and refuse her entry anywhere in Australia."

It is not known how someone with convictions was able to gain permits to work with kids.

In a letter to its associates, the club said "criminal convictions don't prohibit people from becoming members".

The statement read: "Passing a police background check is not a requirement.

"All members of the Bomber Squad are required to pass a working with children check in order to participate in activities like banner-making.

"If a member's status ever changes, then we would act accordingly."

Previously, the twins' relatives have called for the outdated infanticide law in Victoria to be scrapped.

Introduced in the UK in the 1920s, the law meant mothers who killed their own children would not be charged with murder and sentenced to death. It has been abolished in most of the western world.

The girls' aunt Michelle Terlato said: "We as a family feel that babies' lives and children's lives don't really count that much.

"I think infanticide is a very sexist and archaic law.

"It was brought in to protect women with babies who were unwed hundreds of years ago and were shunned by society or had no choice but to kill their newborn.

"There's certainly no excuse these days to feel that you're in that position, not to have the support and care to be able to look after a newborn."

Mom who killed one child and disabled the other celebrates Mother's day at the pub
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