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Buckeye police: Baby dies after being stabbed at house

Posted at 1:16 PM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 19:47:49-05

Police are investigating the stabbing of a baby at a home in Buckeye as a homicide.

In an update just after 5 p.m. Monday, Sgt. Jason Weeks with the Buckeye Police Department said a 5-month-old boy died at the hospital.

Emergency crews responded to a home near Watson and Southern avenues on Monday around 1 p.m. 

The child was airlifted to Phoenix Children's Hospital in serious condition and he later died, police said.

Buckeye police said the mother is a suspect in the case, and is in custody.

Officials said two other children were inside the home at the time of the stabbing, but were still investigating how many adults were in the home.

No other information is known. This story is developing. Stay with ABC15 for updates.