The mother of a woman who was shot dead after driving erratically near the White House has said that her daughter suffered from postnatal depression, ABC News reports.
Idella Carey said her daughter, Miriam Carey, suffered from the condition after the birth of her daughter last August, and that she had been "hospitalised".
Postnatal depression is a form of clinical depression that affects mothers after birth.
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