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Police say a mother stabbed one of her children to death, left another to die in a fire, and ran away with a toddler who had severe burns over 95% of their body

A mother in Minnesota is facing charges after she allegedly stabbed one of her toddlers in the chest, left her second child to die in a fire she set and then fled with the last of her surviving children who was so badly neglected that police said when they found him, he had burns across 95% of his face and body and scabs lining the bottoms of his feet.

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Background: Indian symbols drawn on concrete slabs and a bouquet of flowers adorn the road sign at the entrance to the Red Lake Indian Reservation on Wednesday, March 23, 2005. AP Photo/Morry Gash./Inset: Todd County Jail booking photo for Jennifer Marie Stately.

Background: Indian symbols and a bouquet of flowers are displayed at the entrance to the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Inset: A photo of Jennifer Marie Stately taken at Todd County Jail.

A mother in Minnesota Jennifer Marie Stately is accused of stabbing one of her toddlers in the chest, abandoning her second child to die in a fire she set, and fleeing with her surviving toddler who had burns over 95% of their face and body and scabs on the bottoms of their feet.

Jennifer Marie Stately, 35, faces one count of premeditated murder, one count of murder while committing child abuse, one count of murder while committing arson, one count of assault, and one count of felony child neglect, according to a statement from the Justice Department. arsonThe charges were brought against her. child neglectProsecution from the Justice Department revealed the charges. statement The Justice Department issued a statement about the charges against her.

After appearing in court before a magistrate judge in Minnesota, she is now in federal custody. Her lawyer has not responded to a request for comment.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune disclosed the names of Stately’s two children who died: Remi Stately, 6, died from stab wounds, and Tristan Stately, 5, died from smoke inhalation in a fire set by his mother in Blackduck, Minnesota. The 3-year-old surviving child has not been publicly identified. The children were survived by their father, Brian Graves Jr., and other family members.

The violence occurred on March 15 at the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Stately fled with her 3-year-old after the attacks and was caught with the help of an Amber Alert and a vigilant motorist.

An Amber Alert was issued after the fire was discovered, and within an hour, Stately was arrested with the 3-year-old.

According to court records, Stately has pleaded not guilty.

U.S. attorney Andrew Luger emphasized the importance of close collaboration between law enforcement agencies in swiftly bringing charges in cases like this on behalf of vulnerable individuals.

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Stately’s Local prosecutors in Todd County chose to drop numerous state child abuse and neglect charges in favor of federal charges. They had previously declined to confirm whether Stately had caused one of her sons to die in the fire, and initially had questions about the timing of the fire in relation to the Amber Alert. Court records reveal that the level of supposed neglect of Stately’s children was very severe. The 3-year-old had a strong body odor as he had not been changed or washed for days. The sores on his face were bleeding in areas where they were not scabbed, and the sores on the bottoms of his feet were so numerous that he could not stand due to the pain. The child’s teeth were also decayed, preventing him from eating properly, according to prosecutors.

If you or someone you know may be a victim of child abuse, get in touch with the

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453). A mother in Minnesota is facing charges after she allegedly stabbed one of her toddlers in the chest, left her second child to die in a fire she set, and then fled with her surviving child who was so badly neglected that police found him with burns across 95% of his face and body, as well as scabs covering the bottoms of his feet.

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