Mother Charged In Stabbing Death Of Daughter

Posted at 2:27 PM, Jan 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-02 15:33:17-05

DETROIT, Mich. – The mother of a Detroit girl who was found stabbed to death early Sunday morning is being charged in her murder.

Officials found Tameria Greene, 8, on the floor of her family’s east side apartment. She had been stabbed in the chest and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The girl’s mother, Semeria Greene, 26, will be arraigned on Thursday.

Sources tell FOX 17 News that the mother was charged on Wednesday with felony murder and first-degree child abuse.

Her daughter would’ve had her ninth birthday on Wednesday.

If convicted on the murder charge, Greene could face a maximum penalty of life in prison without parole.

A vigil was held Tuesday night for Tameria.