Authorities in Sugar Land, Texas are investigating what led a mother to slit her 4-year-old son’s throat then try to kill herself after a horrified husband called 911 and reported the incident.
Officers responded to the home in the Gardens of Avalon neighborhood at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday and found a bloody scene. The suspect, 36-year-old Ritika Rohatgi Agrawal was found with self-inflicted cut wounds to the neck and wrists. Upstairs, the body of her son was discovered lifeless with his throat slit.
Agrawal was hospitalized before being arrested and is expected to survive. She has been charged with murder. The motive behind the incident is being investigated, police said.