• Mother indicted in stabbing deaths of 4 children

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    Shanynthia Gardner, the mother of four young children found stabbed to death last summer, was indicted Thursday on 28 felony counts, including first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. 

    The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene on July 1 at the family apartment near Hacks Cross Road and East Shelby Drive. 


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    She is currently being held without bond. 

    The four children were found dead from severe stab wounds.

    Two were found in a bedroom and two were found in the living room.

    Gardner's 7-year-old son escaped from the apartment and ran to neighbors for help. 

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