Mother Charged with Fatal Stabbing of Son
Published March 31st, 2014
A 4-year-old boy was fatally stabbed by his mother this weekend at a Saint Petersburg apartment complex, police said.
St. Petersburg police say 40-year-old Tasha Trotter is accused of killer her son Joseph Artis.
The boy's grandmother had custody of the boy and the mother stabbed him multiple times with a kitchen knife ruing a visit.
Artis was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police say Trotter has a history of mental illness.
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