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Woman charged after allegedly slitting 6-year-old boy’s throat in Missouri

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Sep. 8 2021, Published 9:34 a.m. ET

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A woman has been charged after she allegedly slit the throat of a 6-year-old boy, who ultimately survived, police said.

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Natalia L. Jacquemin, 46, was charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action on Aug. 28, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Jacquemin called St. Charles, Missouri, police around 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 27 to report to having killed a 6-year-old boy, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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“I slit his throat,” she said, according to court documents obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “I tried getting him away from his dad. I slit his neck… I did it.”

Jacquemin allegedly told a responding officer that “I just wanted him to rest in peace,” according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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The boy survived, but he suffered an eight-inch cut across the front of his neck that damaged his muscles and required surgery, according to charges obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Police did not say where in St. Charles the alleged attack occurred and or Jacquemin’s relationship to the child, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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Police found a drop of blood on the floor in the hallway between the kitchen and the boy’s bedroom, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Authorities also found several knives and razor knives, but none of them had blood on them.

A judge set Jacquemin’s bail at $2 million, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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