4 children, man dead after ‘horrendous’ stabbing in Georgia; mother detained

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Four children and a man were stabbed to death Thursday morning in what police say was a “horrendous” crime.

Officers responded to the home on Emory Lane in Loganville and found the victims dead, WSB-TV reports. One child was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The children’s mother has been detained.

Police say specifics on the children’s ages and a motive is currently unknown.