Four children have been stabbed to death at an apartment in southeast Shelby County. The mother of the children is now in custody.
According to police, the father has been detained.
The incident happened around 12:40 p.m. Friday in the 4700 block of Southern Hills Drive.
According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, all of the children are all under the age of 6.
Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham said this incident has “shocked us to our core.”
Local Memphis has multiple crews on the scene.