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Mother stabs 4-year-old daughter in chest after fight with child’s father

By Mason White 5:27 PM June 21, 2017
Laquita Lewis
Laquita Lewis
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A mother fatally stabbed her own daughter following an argument with the child’s father, according to police in Texas.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 34-year-old Laquita Lewis, after being accused of fatally stabbing 4-year-old Fredricka Allen.

Lewis has been charged with one count of capital murder. She was booked into the Harris County jail, and was denied bail.

According to the police investigation, Lewis had an argument with her daughter’s father, Fredrick Allen.

When Fredrick left the apartment located 5600 block of Timber Creek Place, at about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Lewis stabbed Fredricka four times in the chest.

Lewis left her daughter die in the master bedroom of the home and left. She then called Fredrick to say that Fredricka has gone to heaven.

Fredrick called police to report what his child’s mother said to him. Police went to the home and found Fredricka stabbed to death in the master bedroom of her home.