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Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Stabbed In Neck, Drowned Inside West Philadelphia Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Police say a 5-year-old boy is dead after he was stabbed and drowned inside of a West Philadelphia home Monday night. Police were called to a home along Pine Street just after 10 p.m.

Police say the 5-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck and was found in a tub filled with water. Medics performed CPR on the child at the scene but he was pronounced dead shortly after 11 p.m.

The boy's 40-year-old mother was found with cuts to her wrists, according to police. She is currently in stable condition.

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