A young girl survived a family massacre at the hands of her mother. Nine-year-old Diana Romero of Gwinnett County, Georgia is the only family member who lived after her mother, Isabel Martinez, stabbed her husband and four of her children.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Romero told authorities she saw her mother stab her family on July 6. She then turned to her and said she was "going to the sky to see Jesus." Romero cried and told her mother that she didn't want to see Jesus, per the report by the state Division of Family and Children Services.
Martinez faces five counts of malice murder, five counts of murder and six counts of aggravated assault. She is accused of killing 33-year-old Martin Romero, 2-year-old Axel, 4-year-old Dillan, 7-year-old Dacota Romero and 10-year-old Isabela Martinez.
The welfare report includes an interview with Martinez in which she claimed she was innocent and the murders were committed by a "family friend." She also shared she saw a "devil-like spirit" on a family trip.