Tanishia Fielder told police that her 8-day-old son was the devil's child.

Veronica Hilbring
Sep, 14, 2017

A 32-year-old Pittsburgh mother was arrested last Friday for stabbing her newborn son and the baby's father, CBS News reports.

Tanishia Fielder is accused of stabbing the eight day old infant and the child’s father, telling the police the devil created the child. Fielder told the police God told her to kill, dismember and throw her son in the garbage. She is quoted by the police saying, “I stabbed the baby. That’s the Devil’s baby.”

The child’s father told police the he argued with Fielder on Friday and she reportedly pulled out a knife and chased him before hurting their baby. According to the complaint, the baby sustained knife wounds near the right eye. The newborn was taken to a hospital but their condition remains unknown. 

Police found a knife hidden near a garbage behind the apartment building. Fielder is currently being held at the Allegheny County jail on aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child charges.