Floyd County mother accused of stabbing her 4-month-old son


FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Floyd County mother is accused of stabbing her 4-month-old son and then trying to keep paramedics from helping the baby, according to State Police.

Troopers say 38-year-old Katherine Stepp and her boyfriend, Vondy Jude, showed up drunk at a family gathering on Thanksgiving with the baby.

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According to troopers, family members saw the couple arguing outside the house with the baby when they noticed a stab wound on the baby’s calf.

When paramedics arrived, Troopers say Stepp wouldn’t allow them to treat the baby and said the paramedics were trying to kill the child.

Stepp was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment, assault – child abuse, resisting arrest and public intoxication.

Jude was not arrested.