A Kentucky woman has been charged with murdering her daughter and baby granddaughter in a brutal stabbing spree.
Lillie Stanton, 48, is under police custody in hospital after she allegedly stabbed Danel Korrey Stanton, 23, and her 22-month-old daughter, Kaydence Ray Meirs, in the neck before turning the knife on herself on Sunday.
Winchester police Capt. James Hall would not release a motive for the killings, although he said Ms Stanton had confessed and revealed her intent to officers.
Police cannot elaborate ‘at this time,’ Capt Hall said, according to Kentucky.com.
Officers discovered Korrey Stanton and Kaydence Miers slayed in a bedroom.
Several bloody knives were recovered from the house and have been sent to the Kentucky State Police for laboratory analysis to determine which might have been used on which victim.
‘Not at this point, but the investigation is still ongoing,’ Capt. Hall said.
‘We are getting new information every day, people that have known the victims, or known the perpetrator.
‘We will conduct interviews as long as we need to to get as much background information as we can.’
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