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Mother, infant son dead at Arizona hospital in apparent murder-suicide

Hospital Safety Insider, November 19, 2015

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Police believe a mother killed her 5-year-old son before committing suicide November 7 inside a Mesa, Arizona, hospital where the child was being treated, according to a report from NBC News.

Hospital staff found the bodies of Lola Griffith, 27, and her son, Helious, in the room at Cardon Children's Medical Center around 2 a.m., the report said.

Also according to NBC News, nurses tasked with checking on patients every two hours discovered Griffith with a fatal gunshot wound, but police source quoted would not disclose what killed the infant. Sources said nurses reported that the mother and son were fine at midnight.

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