Police: Boy, 7, decapitated by mother in home
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Hanane Mouhib has been arrested and charged with second degree murder after police say she decapitated 7-year-old Abraham Cardenas in a Sweden home Thursday night.

via WHAM

Sweden, N.Y. -- (WHAM) -- A woman in Sweden is accused of stabbing and decapitating her 7-year-old son inside their Sweden home Thursday night.

Hanane Mouhib, 36, was arrested and charged in the murder of Abraham Cardenas.

At a news conference Friday, Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter told reports that three deputies responded to a home on Lake Road around 8:20 p.m. for multiple 911 calls about a suicidal woman with a knife. When deputies arrived at the home, they encountered Mouhib with the knife.

Baxter said deputies had to use several different techniques to eventually take her into custody, including the use of pepper spray and deploying a Taser. After taking Mouhib into custody, Baxter said deputies moved inside the rest of the house and discovered Abraham's body.

Court paperwork states Mouhib used "a large-bladed kitchen knife to intentionally stab [the boy] in the upper-left area of the back." She then allegedly cut the boy's neck, severing his head from his body. Baxter said there did not appear to be signs of a fight in the home.

Three other people were inside the home at the time: Mouhib's husband, the husband's mother, and Abraham's ten-year-old brother. All of the family members have been moved to another undisclosed location.

Baxter said there is no known motive to this killing, which frustrates everyone.

"Zero indicators of anything religious, zero indicators of anything cultural," Baxter said. "There is really no indicators of that 'why' as you asked."

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