Police: Mom fatally stabs infant son, injures daughter

Police: Mom fatally stabs infant son, injures daughter
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a woman fatally stabbed her infant son and critically injured her 8-year-old daughter at their home.

Newport News police say officers responding to a report of a female in distress Monday night found the girl and her 10-month-old brother with multiple stab wounds.

Officers began providing first aid, but the infant died at the scene.

His sister was taken to a hospital, where police said Tuesday she was in critical but stable condition.

The mother, 35-year-old Sarah Whitney Ganoe, has been charged with second-degree murder, malicious wounding and two counts of felony child neglect.

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