A mother of a 3 year old child has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly slashing the young child’s neck with scissors then doing the same to herself.
Officers arrived to find Anne Catherine Akers, 28, on a bedroom floor suffering from a laceration to her neck.
She was holding on to her 3 year old daughter who had life threatening wounds on her neck.
According to a statement from Montgomery County Department of Police Fire and Rescue personnel arrived and transported Akers to a local hospital with serious injuries. A Maryland State Police helicopter transported Akers’ daughter to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.”
“Physicians who treated Akers’ daughter at the hospital stated to detectives that in their opinion, without the officers’ immediate life-saving actions, the three-year-old’s injuries would have been fatal,” the statement adds.