4 children, father fatally stabbed at Georgia home; mother questioned: police

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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A mother was being questioned in the fatal stabbings of four of her children and their father, police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, said Thursday.

A woman is in custody after four of her children, and their father, were found stabbed to death in Georgia on July 6, 2017. (WGCL)

One child was found with injuries, officials said. That child’s condition was unknown.

All of the children discovered at the home near Loganville, about 30 miles east of Atlanta, appear to be under age 10, officials said. The male victim was in his mid-30s.

The call came in shortly before 5 a.m., Gwinnett County police said.

“This is a horrendous crime not only for the victims but for the extended family, neighborhood and community,” police said. “We are hoping and praying that the remaining victim survives his/her injuries and makes a full recovery.”