The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Thursday awarded a 5-year-old Georgia girl a “Medal of Bravery” for saving her mother’s life during the stabbing.
The girl named Ariana Mills jumped on the back of her uncle, who was allegedly stabbing her mother.
“Ariana’s actions likely saved the life of her mother,” wrote Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Facebook on Thursday afternoon.
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office added Ariana jumped on the back of the attacker who then fled the scene.
Sheriff Frank Reynolds awarded 5 year old Ariana Mills this afternoon with the CSO “Medal of Bravery” for helping her…
Ariana’s mother, Carissa Mills was stabbed in the neck, back and head.
Pleaded guilty, Tyler Wayne Holloway, who is mentally ill, to force assault charges, as per a report by Ledger-News.
CSO added that another family member had stabbed Ariana’s mother several times in February last year.
According to the Ledger-News, the accused could face at least 31 years in prison with his plea agreement.