Authorities in the United Kingdom say a woman is dead after she was violently attacked at her home early Saturday morning.
According to Fox News, 26-year-old London resident Kelly-Mary Fauvrelle was eight months pregnant when she was stabbed multiple times.
Police and paramedics responded to the residence at about 3:30 a.m. in response to a report of a stabbing at the location. Upon their arrival, emergency personnel were reportedly able to deliver her baby alive before rushing the tiny victim to an area hospital.
A spokesperson for the London ambulance service said Fauvrelle was pronounced dead at the scene and her newborn remained in critical condition as of the latest reports available.
As Reuters reported, Detective Chief Inspector Mick Norman released a statement confirming law enforcement will be investigating the crime.
“This is a horrific incident in which a young mother has lost her life and her child is critically ill,” he said.”Our sympathies go out to her devastated family; they are being supported by specially trained officers following this awful event,and I would ask that they are left alone at this time as they come to terms with the enormity of what has happened.”
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