A A woman from Missouri admitted to cutting throat of a boy6-year-old last month, authorities said.
Natalia Jacquemin, 46, called Saint-Charles police just before 11:30 p.m. on August 27 to say that she had assaulted a young boy on St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Tuesday.
"I slit his throat, " she said, according to court documents. "I tried to keep him away from his father. I cut off his neck. … I did. "
Natalia Jacquemin, 46, allegedly admitted to having slaughtered a 6-year-old boy. (St. Charles County Jail)
Jacquemin is charged with first degree assault and criminal action with a weapon.
She allegedly told an answering officer, "I just wanted him to rest in peace. " His relationship to the child was not specified.
The boy survived but suffered an eight inch neck laceration that caused muscle damage and would require surgery.
Authorities have not specified where the attack took place. Investigators found a drop of blood on the floor of a hallway between the kitchen and the boy's bedroom, prosecutors said. Several knives and a razor were also found, Mayif there was no blood on it.
Jacquemin is being held in St. Charles County Jail on $ 2 million bail.