Man, toddler stabbed to death in Missouri; 2 others hurt

9 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago Friday, February 16 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Friday, February 16, 2018 9:15:37 AM CST February 16, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

MARYLAND HEIGHTS (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing another man and a toddler at a suburban St. Louis home and seriously injuring a woman and a girl.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police said Friday morning that the man was in custody but offered no details. Police Chief Bill Carson says the attack happened Thursday night while the suspect was visiting a home in Maryland Heights where he may have once lived. Police haven't disclosed how the suspect knew the victims.

Neither the name of the suspect nor the victims was immediately released. The boy who died is believed to be around 2 years old. The girl who survived is believed to be no older than 5. Carson said the victims were related.

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