Georgia mother accused of fatally stabbing two young children
A Georgia mother is accused of fatally stabbing her two young children before seriously injuring herself with a knife on Friday, authorities said.
Berenice Jaramillo-Hernandez, 26, is facing two counts of murder for the alleged afternoon attack on her 5-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter at their home outside Gainesville, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office announced.
The children — Mateo Miranda Jaramillo and Katherine Miranda Jaramillo — were found dead at the scene.
Jaramillo-Hernandez was hospitalized from her stabbing wounds and will be charged when she is released, authorities said.
The mother will also be charged with aggravated assault, the sheriff’s office said.