Man Accused of Stabbing Wife, Baby Set to Appear in Court

Police said officers were called to the West Oak Lane neighborhood just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday where they found a 37-year-old Danecia Burton and her 21-month-old daughter with stab wounds.

A police spokeswoman said the Danecia was taken to Einstein Medical Center "with multiple stab wounds all over her body" and listed in critical condition.

The baby was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital with a stab wound in the chest and was also listed in critical condition.

Authorities took 41-year-old Steven Burton, Danecia's husband, into custody in Maryland in connection with the incident. Police say Burton is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday, he will be charged with FOJ in Maryland.

The Associated Press Contributed to this report. 

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