A woman, who is said to be mentally challenged, has reportedly stabbed a minor to death in Geneva, Grand Bay, on Sunday morning.
Dominica News Online understands the woman was the child’s mother.
The two-year and eight-month-old child has been identified as Gabriel Bruno.
The child was pronounced dead by a medical doctor at the Grand Bay Health Center at about 7:20 am on Sunday, Police PRO, Acting Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste said in an official report.
He stated that the mother of the infant reported the death at the Grand Bay Police Station that same morning.
A coroner’s inquest will be convened and the mother has been admitted to the Psychiatric Unit.
Sources told DNO that among injuries suffered by the child was slashed throat, but this was not confirmed by the police.
Investigations are ongoing.