State investigating RGH’s handling of mother charged with gruesome murder

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By Spectrum News Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Health confirms that it is investigating Rochester General Hospital’s handling of the treatment of a town of Sweden woman just days before she was accused of fatally stabbing her young son.

Hanane Mouhib, 36, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second degree murder.

According to court paperwork, Mouhib  stabbed her son, 7-year-old Abraham Cardenas with a large kitchen knife in their Sweden home April 5th.

Sheriff deputies made the discovery when they were called to the home on South Lake Road for a suicidal woman.

Mouhib was hospitalized at RGH March 8th after a mental health evaluation. She was released March 26th, just ten days before her son’s death.

Thursday, State authorities released this statement:

“The New York State Department of Health andthe State Office of Mental Health are investigating this incident. As the investigation is ongoing, the Department cannot comment further.” 

A Rochester General spokesperson said “no-comment.”

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