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Texan charged with killing toddler son

Published On: Dec 09 2013 09:04:23 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 09 2013 09:04:33 AM CST
Texas Flag news
JOURDANTON, Texas (AP) -

A South Texas woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her toddler son.
    
Atascosa County jail records show 26-year-old Tashawna Cadwell was being held Monday on a charge of capital murder of a child younger than 6 years old. Jail records don't list an attorney for Caldwell, whose bond was set at $1 million.
    
Investigators are trying to determine what prompted the attack early Sunday at a home near Poteet. Deputies responded to a disturbance call. Sheriff  David Soward says the boy, Caiden Parker, was dead at the scene. The victim would have turned 2 years old on Wednesday.
    
A second woman and an older child, who suffered minor injuries, were at the home where Caldwell was arrested.
    
Poteet is 25 miles south of San Antonio.