Jefferson Park double-stabbing kills 2-year-old girl, leaves mother in critical condition

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A mother and her baby were injured in a stabbing in Exposition Park on Monday, May 2, 2016, according to police.

A 2-year-old girl was killed and her mother left in critical condition after a double-stabbing in Jefferson Park on Monday, according to police.

Officials said the stabbings happened inside a home located in the 3500 block of Arlington Avenue at about 9:50 p.m.

The mother and toddler were both stabbed by a suspect who then fled the scene, authorities stated.

Both the mother and toddler were taken to the hospital. The toddler was later pronounced dead.

The mother was listed in critical condition.

Officials had not yet identified a suspect in connection with the stabbings.
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