Mother Slits Children's Throats Before Attempting Suicide

(Stark County) - Police say a Canton woman is charged with the attempted murder of her two children after she cut their necks, cut her own wrists and called 911 to report the injuries.

Investigators report the 7-and 10-year-old girls were taken to a hospital Tuesday night from a home in on Miami Court NE in Canton. 

They were later transferred to Akron Children’s Hospital. Canton Police say the children's injuries weren't considered life-threatening. 

They had no update on the girls' conditions as of Wednesday morning.

Detectives reveal, their mother, 31-year-old Nicole James-Auman, was treated at a hospital and then taken to a jail, where she remained Wednesday pending a court hearing.

(Photo by Canton Police) 

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