Zakieya Latrice Avery, Mother, Stabbed 2 Kids To Death During Exorcism Attempt: Police
The Baltimore Sun | By Jessica AndersonPosted: 01/19/2014 10:46 am EST | Updated: 01/19/2014 5:34 pm EST
Police on Saturday said Monifa Denise Sanford, 21, of Germantown was charged with first degree murder and attempted murder after being released from a hospital. Police had charged the children’s mother, Zakieya Latrice Avery, 28, with first degree murder and attempted murder on Friday. Both women are being held without bond.
The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said 1-year-old Norell N. Harris and 2-year-old Zyana Z. Harris suffered multiple stab wounds in Friday’s incident. Two other children, Taniya Harris, 5, and Martello Harris, 8, remained hospitalized, police said.