GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland have accused a woman of trying to kill her 3-year-old daughter.
The Montgomery County Police Department says in a news release on Monday that 28-year-old Anne Catherine Akers is charged with attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault and first-degree child abuse.
According to the news release, a 911 call from a relative said they had reached Akers' home and seen blood on the floor.
When officers arrived, they found blood and a pair of scissors.
The officers located Akers with a neck laceration, and a blanket she was holding covered he daughter, who had a life-threatening neck laceration.