Police Search For Person Of Interest After Woman And Baby Found Dead
Police are searching for a 24-year-old Anaheim man in connection with the brutal murders of a young woman and her baby. Anaheim Police responded to reports of an assault today around noon at a home in the 2600 block of West Ball Road in Anaheim, the OC Register reports. Officers found the door of the home open and inside, a 24-year-old woman and a baby boy, both severely wounded. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while the 6-month-old baby was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Authorities believe that the woman was the baby's mother, according to City News Service.
Police are looking for Kwame Carpenter, 24, who lives at the building where the attack took place. He has been described as a person of interest and Lt. Eric Trapp of the Anaheim Police Department said that anyone who sees him should call 9-1-1.
Details on what injuries the victims sustained were not released, nor what relationship, if any, Carpenter had with the victims. Witnesses told ABC 7 that it looked as though the baby had been stabbed several times.
Carpenter is described as a 24-year-old black male who is 6'1", 150 lbs. with short black hair. He was last seen wearing gray shorts and a T-shirt, and may be driving a black, 2001 Lincoln Towncar, license plate 9990N1.