Memphis mother accused of fatally stabbing 10-year-old daughter appointed public defender

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Published: May. 7, 2021 at 10:35 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis mother accused of stabbing her 10-year-old daughter to death was arraigned by phone Friday.

Lawrencia Reed is currently being held without bond.

Reed is charged with first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, Reed stabbed her 10-year-old daughter and 18-year-old sister, then tried to drown her three-year-old son.

She will be back in court next week.

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