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Police: 2 Kids Killed In Md. Were Stabbed

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GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County Police say two women charged in the deaths of two children in Germantown believed they were performing an exorcism.
    
Police on Saturday charged 21-year-old Monifa Denise Sanford and 28-year-old Zakieya Latrice Avery with murder in the deaths of two of Avery's children, a 1-year-old and a 2-year-old. They're also facing attempted murder charges for injuring the children's siblings, ages 5 and 8.
    
Police say the two younger children suffered multiple stab wounds.
    
Police were called to the women's home in the 19000 block of Cherry Bend Drive on Friday. Avery was arrested when she tried to flee. Police found the two children dead, and their siblings and Sanford were taken to the hospital with injuries.
    
Police say Sanford was arrested Saturday after being released from the hospital.

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