HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have charged a North Carolina woman with murder in the stabbing death of her 5-year-old daughter.
The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that deputies were called to a residence at about 8:43 a.m. Sunday for a report of a stabbing.
When deputies and emergency personnel arrived, they determined that the girl had died of stab wounds.
Penny Short Hartle was arrested and charged with 2nd-degree murder.
Hartle did not receive bond and is scheduled to have her first appearance in court on Monday.
Authorities did not release any additional details.