Breaking: Mother Shot Dead by DC Police Thought ‘Obama was stalking her’

Authorities said the single-mother had a 'history of mental illness' but did not elaborate.

The Connecticut mother who shot by police yesterday after ramming a White House barrier with her young daughter in the car thought President Obama was stalking her, law sources said today.

Investigators have found indications that Miriam Carey suffered delusions due to a history of mental illness, NBC Connecticut reports.

She believed the President was electronically monitoring her Connecticut home in order to broadcast her life on television, sources said.

ABC News reports that Connecticut police had twice in 2012 been called by Miriam Carey's boyfriend, who reported the woman was delusional, acting irrationally and putting her infant daughter in danger.

These revelations are the first clues as to what led a seemingly happy dental hygienist to snap and drive her Infiniti luxury sedan 270 miles from her home in suburban Stamford to Washington, DC – where her rampage put the nation’s capital on lock-down Thursday.

Events Unfolded just after 2 p.m. today in Washington D.C. when the vehicle driven by an unidentified woman crashed into security gates at the White House sparking a furious chase that ended at the Capitol

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