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Mother stabs her 3-year-old son after throwing knife at her child’s father

By Mason White 11:24 AM January 22, 2016
Kitchen knife (illustration) 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman was arrested on a charge of assault after stabbing her son during a dispute with the child’s father, police in California said.

Now, 23-year-old Michelle Betancourt of Cudahy, has been sentenced to serve six years in prison for stabbing her 3-year-old son.

According to the police investigation, Betancourt got into a dispute with her child’s father at their home located in the 3800 block of Walnut Street.

At some point, she grabbed a knife and threw it at the father, but it accidentally hit her 3-year-old son. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

At first, doctors did not expect the child to survive, but the boy managed to make a full recovery.