Texas Mom Allegedly Stabs Husband Before Driving 3 Children into Lake: Police

Wei Fen Ong, of Carrollton, Texas, has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault

<p>Carrollton Texas Police Department</p> Wei Fen Ong

Carrollton Texas Police Department

Wei Fen Ong

A Texas mother allegedly stabbed her husband before driving her car into a lake with her three children inside, authorities said.

On Friday, Wei Fen Ong, of Carrollton, was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon resulting in bodily injury, according to a press release from the Carrollton Police Department.

Police responded to a call just before 8 a.m. that morning about a man who said he'd been stabbed by his wife, the release states. Carrollton Fire Rescue brought the man to the hospital, where he is being treated and is expected to survive.

A short time later, police in the nearby city of Lewisville received a separate 911 call about the man’s wife — later identified as Ong — and three children, ages 8, 9, and 12, all of whom were inside a car that had been driven into a lake, authorities said.

All four people were removed from the car and taken to local hospitals for treatment, including one child who remains in critical condition, according to police.

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Police said family members have been notified and are cooperating with the investigation. A possible motive for the violence has not been made public.

Ong was taken into custody by Carrollton police and was expected to be transferred to the Denton County Detention Facility. It’s unclear if she has entered a plea or retained an attorney to speak on her behalf.

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