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SOURCE: NYDAILY NEWS

We were as happy as happy could be until one day my then 8 year old woke up  and decided that she wasn’t exactly thrilled about being a Big Sister,” Justice  Williams’ mother Tamiqua Torres, right, wrote on her personal blog.  Also  pictured is Justice’s stepfather, Ray Torres.

THE 9-YEAR-OLD Bronx girl who hanged herself from the shower in her family’s  home may have been motivated to take her life by jealous resentment of her  newborn brother.

Justice Williams had been struggling to adjust to her role as a big sister  after her mother, Tamiqua Torres, gave birth to a little boy eight months ago,  according to Torres’ parenting blog.

Torres, 31, found her daughter’s lifeless body hanging from the shower’s  metal frame in the family’s Wallace Ave. home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

The girl told family members she “wanted to die” when she learned her mom  was expecting, according to sources.

Williams went to a therapist for help — and the family believed she’d gotten  over her distress, sources said

Justice Williams had recently gone to a therapist for help dealing with the birth of new half-sibling, sources said.

“We were as happy as happy could be until one day my then-8-year-old woke up  and decided that she wasn’t exactly thrilled about being a Big Sister,” Torres  wrote in January.

She married Justice’s stepfather, Raymond Torres, in 2011.

Torres blogged that Justice warmed up to her brother after his birth,  however, and grandfather Wardel Fenderson said he never saw any conflict.

“It’s an unforeseen tragedy,” Fenderson, Tamiqua Torres’ father, said Monday. “I’m feeling like a block of ice. I’m numb.”

He called his daughter a “fantastic” mother who has “nothing but love” for  her kids. “No mother should ever have to bury a child,” said Fenderson, 54.

The medical examiner ruled Williams’ death a suicide Monday.

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