Who is Anne Catherine Akers?
Anne Catherine Akers is a Maryland mother who has been charged by authorities for attempted murder after she allegedly tried to slash her three-year-old daughter’s throat with scissors before turning them on herself, according to The Montgomery County Department of Police.
Anne Catherine Akers, 28, has been charged after police found her and her daughter lying bleeding on the floor of their bedroom.
When cops took a blanket off Akers, they saw her daughter with a bleeding gash on her neck and scissors on the floor.https://t.co/ItVWEvl30q
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How old is Anne Catherine Akers?
Anne Catherine Akers is 28 years old as of the year 2021.
Anne Catherine Akers Maryland Murder
The Montgomery County Department of Police said in a Monday press release that Akers was charged with one count of attempted second-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of first-degree child abuse.
A relative of Akers called 911 at around 10.50 am to the mother’s residence on the 13000 block of Hathaway Drive in the Wheaton-Glenmont area, near Washington D.C., after finding blood on the floor of the home.
Akers was found on the bedroom floor with a laceration to her neck, according to police.
Anne Catherine Akers Arrested
Police began assessing the mother’s injuries and while removing a blanket Akers was holding, discovered her three-year-old daughter with a ‘life-threatening laceration to her neck.’
Officers immediately began life-saving measures for the girl and a Maryland State Police helicopter took her to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Physicians who treated Akers’ daughter told detectives that without the officer’s help, the girl’s injuries would have proved fatal, police shared in the release.
Akers was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
The mother is currently being held without bond at the Central Processing Unit.