The Camden County woman who allegedly slit her nine-month-old baby’s throat – and her own – remains hospitalized, under police guard. 39-year-old Brandie Simpson is charged with armed criminal action and first-degree assault; her bond set at at $200,000 cash and $500,000 surety. Deputies, responding to a missing person report early Sunday morning, found the woman sitting in the woods 75 yards from her mobile home south of Camdenton, holding her baby daughter, covered in her own blood. The baby’s throat had been cut and Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin says at first, deputies thought she was dead:
In a search of Simpson’s home, investigators say they found heroin and a bloody knife.