Chicago woman jumps out 11th floor window with son, 1, after stabbing her father: report

Chicago woman jumps out 11th floor window with son, 1, after stabbing her father: report

January 2, 2020

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Two children are dead and a man was seriously injured Thursday when, Chicago police said, a woman stabbed the man several times then jumped from the window of an 11th-floor apartment with a child, leaving another unresponsive in a bathtub.

The woman, who remains in critical condition, jumped out the window after stabbing her 70-year-old father several times, police said.

The Chicago Police Department was dispatched around 1:50 a.m. to an apartment complex, where they found the woman, believed to be in her 30s, lying on the ground with a 1-year-old, FOX32 reported, citing law enforcement.

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Police went to an apartment on the 11th floor where they found a boy, 2, in the bathtub and the 70-year-old man with several stab wounds to his face and body.

An unidentified woman in her thirties jumped out an 11th-floor window of this building in the 7200 block of South Shore Drive at around 1:50 a.m with her 1-year-old son, police said.
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The man reportedly told police that the young woman is his daughter, and that she had stabbed him before grabbing her young son and jumping out the window.

The relationship between the suspect and the second child was not immediately clear. Police did not identify the woman.

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The children were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago where they were pronounced dead, FOX32 reported. The suspect and her father were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where they are in critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the stabbing and infants’ deaths were not immediately clear.

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