Police: Georgia mother fatally stabs husband, four children


Posted on: July 6th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(LOGANVILLE, Ga.) — A Georgia woman was arrested Thursday morning after police say she fatally stabbed her husband and four young children.

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, responding officers found a man and four young children dead at a home in Loganville, a small town situated some 35 miles east of Atlanta. A fifth child was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

A woman, whom police described as the “mom/wife,” has been detained.

Homicide update: 1 adult male & 4 young children are deceased, 1 child transported to hospital with serious injuries. Mom/wife detained. pic.twitter.com/rlVJRJavCQ

— Gwinnett Police Dept (@GwinnettPd) July 6, 2017

 

Cpl. Michele Pihera said in a press release that the specific ages of the children or a motive for the “horrendous crime” remains unknown.

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