Mother admits choking, beating son before boy killed self 10/30/2017 1:29 pm PDT Comments SCSO/WMC via WMC MEMPHIS -- (WMC) -- A mother is in jail after a 10-year-old died from a stab wound. Memphis police officers were called to a home on Shady Vista on Saturday afternoon. There they found the injured 10-year-old. The child was rushed to the hospital where he later died. During the investigation, Robin McKinzie, the child's mother, told officers she was beating her son with an extension cord and choking him as a way to discipline him. She then told officers the boy got angry, ran into the kitchen, and stabbed himself in the chest with a kitchen knife. FULL STORY: Mother admits choking, beating son before boy killed self - WMC #Memphis #Tennessee #WMC Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.