A Florida lady stabbed three hospital workers when she eliminated her three-day-old toddler from a ventilator Thursday night time, authorities stated.
Kendra Greene was arrested on suspicion of two counts of aggravated battery with a lethal weapon, one rely of straightforward battery, one rely of aggravated youngster abuse, and one rely of resisting arrest with out violence, Fox Orlando reported.
She had just lately given beginning to a new child from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on the Palms West Hospital when she returned Thursday to take the kid, the Palm Seashore County Sheriff’s Workplace. When she tried leaving with the kid after eradicating the newborn from a ventilator, she took out a knife when hospital staffers tried to cease her, authorities stated.
Three workers had been injured. They had been handled for non-life-threatening accidents and discharged from the hospital.
Authorities reported that the suspect dropped the newborn off with a member of the family and the kid was later transported again to the hospital.
A hospital worker advised authorities that she noticed Greene “violently take away the respiration system from the toddler’s mouth” together with a feeding tube and different life assist gadgets that had been holding the kid alive.
Greene reportedly tried hiding the kid beneath her shirt.
One sufferer was stabbed within the neck, one other within the hand and the third on the correct forearm. Greene was discovered by authorities in her dwelling earlier than she allegedly fled in a automobile. She crashed and was arrested after fleeing right into a canal, the report stated.