A five-year-old child has died after she was allegedly stabbed by her mother in the Tomball area, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

According to officials, an unidentified 35-year-old woman arrived at HCA Tomball and told hospital employees that she had killed her daughter and that she was currently inside the gray vehicle that she was driving.

Medical personnel then found the child, who was said to have had a wound to her neck, and pronounced her dead at 12:10 p.m., Sgt. Ben Beal of the Harris County homicide unit said.

According to authorities, the mother was detained and questioned by Harris County deputies. The women reportedly told deputies that the stabbing happened at Spring Creek Park, officials said.

Units did go to the area but did not find any scene that pertained to the incident.

Officials are unsure if there were any potential witnesses or where the stabbing occurred, according to authorities.

HCSO have said that they confirmed that the child was not killed inside the vehicle.

According to authorities, the woman reportedly has a history of homelessness, but the sheriff’s office has not looked into the matter yet.

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