Police: Boy fatally stabs himself with kitchen
knife as mom heats, chokes him '
Police in Tennessee say a ) boy fatally stabbed himself while
his mother was beating and choking him.
News outlets report Memphis the boy bleeding from his
chest at an apartment Saturday afternoon. He was taken to a hospital,
where he was pronounced dead.
A police report says Robin McKenzie is charged with aggravated child
abuse. According to an arrest affidavit, McKenzie told police she was
whipping her son with an extension cord and choking him when
he ran into the kitchen and stabbed himself.
McKenzie remained in jail Monday on a , 000 bond. The news
reports did not say if she had an attorney.
The boy was a student at Cornerstone
Campus. Principal Michelle Lyons says grief counselors and police
came to the school Monday."