Affidavit: 4-year-old boy in bed with mother when she was strangled to death

METHUEN, Mass. – Police in Massachusetts are searching for a man who allegedly murdered the mother of his child.

According to WBZ, 29-year-old Wanda Rosa was found unresponsive in her home and was later pronounced dead.

Investigators are now searching for 32-year-old Emilio DeLarosa in connection to the woman’s death.

An affidavit obtained by WFXT claims that the couple’s 4-year-old son was watching as his father killed his mother.

The boy told officers that he was lying in bed with his mother when his father “went crazy.”

A neighbor also allegedly heard the boy yelling, “No, dad!”

Court records indicate that the boy told investigators that his “Mommy is dead already” and that his “father went crazy and choked Mommy.”

Officials say DeLarosa took the boy to his family’s home, where family members called police.

WBZ reports that DeLarosa had been arrested for assaulting Rosa in the past.