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Ventura woman arrested in daughter's murder

Blair Stockdill, 25, was arrested on Monday in connection with the murder of her 8-year-old daughter.

September 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 25-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of her young daughter. The 8-year-old was found dead in her mother's apartment on the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue in Ventura on Monday.

Police took Blair Stockdill into custody after responding to her apartment building following a 911 call.

When officers arrived, they found a man with stab wounds, and Stockdill was holding a knife.

Officers also found the body of her daughter she had apparently been dead for several days.

An autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

The man was treated stab injuries at a local hospital.

If you have any information about this crime, you can make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.