Maryland mom accused of slashing 3-year-old daughter's neck with scissors 03/30/2021 1:52 pm PDT Comments Montgomery County MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (TCD) -- A Maryland woman was arrested after she allegedly slashed her 3-year-old daughter's neck and her own with a pair of scissors. The Montgomery County Police Department said a relative went to Anne Akers' home in the Wheaton-Glenmont neighborhood at about 10:50 a.m. Saturday and noticed blood on the floor of the residence. Police said he left and called 911. Responding officers found blood and a pair of scissors on the floor. Officers discovered Akers in a bedroom with a laceration on her neck. They removed a blanket she was holding and found her daughter with a "life-threatening laceration to her neck." Officers began life-saving measures on the 3-year-old before she was flown via Maryland State Police helicopter to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Doctors told detectives the girl's wounds would have been fatal had she not been helped by first responders at the scene, according to Montgomery County Police. Anne Akers, 28, was hospitalized with serious injuries before being booked into jail. She was charged with first-degree child abuse, first-degree assault and attempted second-degree murder. She was held without bond. MORE: Mother Charged with Attempted Murder of Three-Year-Old Daughter - Montgomery County Police DepartmentUPDATE: Montgomery County mother charged with attempted murder of 3-year-old daughter - WDVM #Maryland Related Stories Texas mother arrested for child abandonment; toddler remains missing Florida mom wore boxing glove to punch daughter’s classmate at school: Police Missouri woman arrested for allegedly hiring hit on ex-mother-in-law Cleveland mom sentenced for trying to drown son, sending video to boy’s dad Florida teen gets 45 years for murdering mom in fight over bad grades Police: Man high on 'wasp' breaks into home, slashes own throat Colorado mom gets 32 years for 5-year-old daughter's meth death Peter Manfredonia: Connecticut homicide fugitive captured St. Louis mother and 2 daughters murdered; ex-boyfriend arrested in Illinois Pennsylvania mother charged with killing 2 children at home Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.