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Mother detained after man, four children found dead inside Georgia home

ATLANTA — A man and his four children are dead following a stabbing in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Authorities said they received a 911 call from a woman inside the Loganville home around 4:50 a.m. Thursday saying there had been a stabbing.

When police arrived, they discovered four children all under the age of 10 dead along with a man in his 30s.

Another little girl was critically wounded.

The children’s mother, Isabelle Martinez, was taken into custody, WGCL reported.

Neighbors told WSB- TV Martinez was depressed about her father’s passing, but police still don’t know her motivations for committing such a “horrendous crime.”

Loganville is 36 miles east of Atlanta.