Woman Accused of Drowning her Daughters Sought Help Repeatedly, Says Husband
Lorna Valle, the woman accused of drowning her two young children in a bathtub, suffered from anxiety and depression and repeatedly sought help but never found it, says her husband, Jose Humberto Taque, in an interview with the LA Times. Taque told the Times that Valle, who he met and fell in love with as a teenager, complained of headaches, anxiety and back and stomach pain. He says she went to clinics and hospitals, and one day spent eight hours waiting to be seen at County-USC Medical Center, to no avail.
According to his lawyer, Taque is considering suing LA County for negligence.
Taque held a funeral for his two little girls yesterday, in East Los Angeles. They will be buried in Guatemala.