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