A tragic story emerged out of the south London area on Saturday, June 29th. A woman who was eight months pregnant and preparing to welcome her baby in the upcoming weeks was viciously murdered in a stabbing incident.
According to BBC, the mother-to-be was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering from multiple stab wounds. Her baby had to be delivered by paramedics upon their arrival. The newborn was then transported to a nearby hospital, where he or she remains in critical condition.
The soon-to-be mom was reportedly at a home in Croydon during the time that the incident occurred. A 37-year-old man was arrested under suspicion of murder charges.
“Metropolitan Police says a 26-year-old pregnant woman has died after being stabbed in Croydon in south London and her baby is in a critical condition after being delivered at the scene adding officers have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of murder,” Sky News said in a social media post.
As of 7:00 PM ET, the identities of the mother, baby, and suspect have not been released for public knowledge. A motive for the stabbing is also unknown at this time.
This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available. Please keep the baby in your prayers. May God be with the child during treatment and recovery.
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