Mass. mother indicted in double child killing

AP News
Posted: Dec 07, 2009 6:08 PM

A grand jury has indicted a Massachusetts woman in the April deaths of her 9-year-old daughter and unborn son.

Fang Chi-Xue (SHWAY') was charged Monday with murder in the fatal stabbing of her 9-year-old daughter, and with manslaughter for the death of her eight-month fetus, who died after she allegedly stabbed herself in the abdomen

Norfolk District Attorney William Keating said Monday the 38-year-old mother was charged in the unborn baby's death after a medical opinion found he was viable and her wounds caused his death.

Prosecutors say she also tried to strangle her 14-year-old daughter, who told police her mother believed her husband was going to leave her.

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Chi-Xue was earlier found incompetent to face charges. Her status will be reconsidered at a hearing Wednesday in Quincy District Court.

Her defense attorney declined immediate comment Monday.