A woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a young boy was found dead in a home on South Lake Road in Sweden. According to the felony complaint, 36-year-old Hanane Mouhib decapitated 7-year-old Abraham Cardenas, a first-grader from Brockport with a knife after stabbing him in the back.
A woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a young boy was found dead in a home on South Lake Road in Sweden.
According to the felony complaint, 36-year-old Hanane Mouhib decapitated 7-year-old Abraham Cardenas with a knife after stabbing him in the back.
Around 8:20 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a call for a suicidal female with a knife at a home on South Lake Road in Sweden. When they got there, deputies encountered “people of interest” inside and secured them. Deputies searched the house for other people, and found the boy dead.
Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter said everyone who was inside the house was
"Everyone inside the house knew each other," Sheriff Baxter says. "It was an isolated incident inside the house. There were no strangers in the house that we can tell so everyone inside the house was related or friends of one form or another."
Cardenas was a first-grader at Barclay Elementary School in Brockport. The school district released the following statement following his death:
"Our heartfelt condolences go out to Abraham’s family, friends and all affected by this tragedy. Any loss of life is a loss to our entire community. Our district’s Trauma, Illness and Grief team was immediately mobilized upon learning of this tragedy. We will have counselors available to provide support this weekend and throughout the week for students, staff and families in need."
Mouhib worked for Rochester Regional Health from January 2016 through January 2017. Officials with Rochester Regional Health say she has not been affiliated or credentialed with system since then when she left.
Mouhib graduated from the College at Brockport in May 2011 with a degree in nursing.
Mouhib was arraigned in Sweden Town Court and remanded to the Monroe County Jail without bail.
Deputies are expected to hold a news conference on the investigation at 11:45 a.m. Friday.