Three children stabbed by mother in Florida

Police in Palm Bay responded to a home in the 1100 block of Kenmore Street in Northwest Palm Bay just after 6:00 p.m. Friday night. Police said they received a call indicating multiple children may have been killed or harmed.

Palm Bay Police said when patrol officers arrived they saw a woman outside the home and she was armed with a knife. Police have identified the woman as Jessica McCarty, no age available.

They then found three children unresponsive with what police described as very serious injuries. McCarty also had visible injuries was taken into custody and is being treated at the hospital.

Palm Bay Police said a male infant and male 8-year-old were seriously injured and are in critical condition. Police said a six year old female is confirmed deceased at the hospital.

The infant and 8-year-old have been transferred to Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando.

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