Mother stabbed to death, infant dies after apartment with children inside set on fire, police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Firefighters said a woman was killed, an infant has died and two other children were rescued after an overnight apartment fire in Daytona Beach.


Crews responded to the fire around 12 a.m. Tuesday at 1200 Beville Road.

Firefighters said they saw heavy smoke when they arrived and made their way into the apartment.

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Inside the apartment, they found three children, including an infant.

The infant was found in cardiac arrest, firefighters said.

Daytona Beach police said a woman, who is the children’s mother, was found stabbed to death inside of the home.

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Officials said the State Fire Marshall was called to investigate.

The State Fire Marshall has been called to investigate.

Action News Jax’s sister station WFTV has a crew working to gather more information and will provide updates.

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