Police: Grandmother Admits To Killing Daughter, Child

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Updated: 5/22/2012 6:08 pm
Winchester police said they charged a woman in the fatal stabbings of her daughter and granddaughter in a press conference Tuesday morning, and said she admitted to stabbing both of them.

Police say Lillie Stanton, 48, faces two counts of murder in the Sunday stabbings of her daughter, Danel Korrey Stanton, 23, and her granddaughter, Kaydence Ray Miers, 22-months.

Officials said Stanton is still being treated at UK Hospital for self-inflicted knife wounds to her throat and wrists.

A possible motive in the killings wasn't released.

Police added Stanton is in serious condition at the hospital and will be taken into custody upon her release.

Visitation for Danel Korrey Stanton will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 23 at Scobee Funeral Home. Funeral services and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice.
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