Mother Charged with Attempted Murder of Three-Year-Old Daughter

Mother Charged with Attempted Murder of Three-Year-Old Daughter

From Montgomery County Police:

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 29, 2021

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division have charged Anne Catherine Akers, age 28, of the 13000 block of Hathaway Drive in the Wheaton-Glenmont area, with the attempted murder of her three-year-old daughter.

On Saturday, March 27, at approximately 10:50 a.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received a call from Akers’ relative who stated that he had arrived at Akers’ home and observed blood on the floor of the residence. The relative stated that he immediately left the residence and called 911.

Fourth District officers responded to the home.  The officers entered the residence and observed blood and a pair of scissors on the floor. Officers located Akers on a bedroom floor suffering from a laceration to her neck; they began to assess her injuries.  Officers removed a blanket Akers was holding and observed her three-year-old daughter with a life-threatening laceration to her neck. Officers immediately began life-saving measures on the three-year-old.  Fire and Rescue personnel arrived and transported Akers to a local hospital with serious injuries. A Maryland State Police helicopter transported Akers’ daughter to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Physicians who treated Akers’ daughter at the hospital stated to detectives that in their opinion, without the officers’ immediate life-saving actions, the three-year-old’s injuries would have been fatal.

Detectives have charged Akers with one count of attempted second-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of first-degree child abuse.  She is being held without bond at the Central Processing Unit.  She will have bond review today (Monday, March 29) at 1:00 p.m. at the Rockville District Court.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the child and her father.

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