The police have arrested an uncle who allegedly slit the throat of a 3-yer-old girl leading to her death.
According to Newsweek, Josephine Bulubenchi a 3-year-old girl from Clinton County, Kentucky, died in hospital Sunday, the day after her uncle allegedly cut her throat.
Law enforcement officers arrested Emanuel Fluter, 33, after the reported attack on Josephine, who passed away at Kentucky Children’s Hospital, local station WKYT reported.
The accused who was living with Bulubenchi’s family has been charged with several offenses including murder and first-degree assault, Lex 18 stated.
The young girl’s father ran to her aid after he heard his daughter scream, The Associated Press reported. He sustained a minor injury to his hand during the altercation, Clinton County sheriff Jim Guffey said, per Lex 18.
Bulubenchi was rushed to hospital via airlift after the attack, which the arrest citation says took place in a room with four other children, the AP reported. Doctors performed surgery on the young girl Saturday afternoon, but she passed away just before 5.30 p.m. Sunday, according to Lex 18.
In other local news, former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse, 28, was recently charged with four felony counts of distributing or displaying obscene matter to a minor after allegedly sending lewd pictures to a teenage boy.
The 15-year-old’s parents told police they discovered topless images from Bearse on their son’s cellphone. The boy was a former student of Bearse, a middle school teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes and graduate of the University of Kentucky.