Missouri mom charged with toddler's stabbing death

5 years 4 months 3 days ago Sunday, December 07 2014 Dec 7, 2014 Sunday, December 07, 2014 1:13:17 PM CST December 07, 2014 in News
By: Associated Press

BEL-RIDGE (AP) - A mother has been charged with fatally stabbing her 19-month-old son at an apartment in the suburban St. Louis village of Bel-Ridge.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 24-year-old Valisa Ebberson was charged Saturday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Elijah Ebberson. Bond has been set at $100,000. It wasn't immediately clear if she had an attorney.

On Friday morning, family asked Bel-Ridge police to check on the boy and his mother. When officers arrived, they found Elijah unresponsive inside the apartment. St. Louis County police say the boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead of multiple stab wounds.

Bel-Ridge turned over the investigation to the county.

 

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