Wicked World Mother Jailed For Slashing Throats Of Two Kids

Mother sentenced to prison after she admitted to slashing throats of her two young children and dousing them with lighter fluid

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Mother sentenced to prison after she admitted to slashing throats of her two young children and dousing them with lighter fluid.

Tanicia Goodwin, 27, sentenced to 20-25 years in prison after pleading guilty to armed assault with intent to murder and arson. The Massachusetts mother slashed throat of her 8-year-old son, Jamaal, as he was watching TV and eating cereal for dinner March 18, 2012.

She also cut neck of her 3-year-old daughter, Erica, leaving her bleeding on a coach. Goodwin then poured lighter fluid on both kids and set apartment on fire after covering all vents and sprinklers. After attack, Goodwin went to police station and told cops, 'I'm sorry, babies. I did what I had to do to protect my children'

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