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Smirking ‘father’ charged with murder in stabbing to death four-day-old baby and her two-year-old sister

March 26, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Smirking ‘father’ charged with murder in stabbing to death four-day-old baby and her two-year-old sister

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A North Carolina man has been charged with murder after a four-day-old infant and a two-year-old girl were discovered stabbed to death.

Tillman Freeman, 30, is facing two counts of murder in the slaying of the children, whose remains were recovered early Saturday inside of a vehicle in North Carolina.

Freeman, whom police first named as the father, asserted that his wife was cheating on him and that the kids weren’t his, Raeford County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin revealed to WRAL.

Serenity Freeman, the two-year-old, and her newborn sister Genesis were reported missing on Friday.

Tillman Freeman (pictured), 30, has been charged with murder after a four-day-old and a two-year-old were found stabbed to death

Freeman was arrested and charged after authorities had said he refused to tell them where the children were.

Both children were stabbed multiple times.

The suspect’s wife was at a hospital when Genesis and Serenity went missing, which led to a desperate search.

Genesis Freeman (left), four days old, and the newborn’s two-year-old sister Serenity (right) went missing Friday. Authorities found they bodies Saturday near Raeford, North Carolina

Investigators believe that Freeman and his wife got into a dispute, after which the man took the children.

He initially faced charges of child abuse and endangerment, which were later increased to murder.

Freeman was arrested on Friday afternoon after someone called authorities about a suspicious individual near a doctor’s office in Raeford.

“I just can’t wrap my head around it,” said Peterkin, who expressed his shock at the killing of the two children. “In 30 years, I’ve seen children done wrong. I’ve seen murder scenes with kids, but this one is unbelievable.”

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