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Mom accused of stabbing husband, 4 children to death due in court

The morning after a mother was accused of stabbing and killing her husband and four children she is set to make her first court appearance Friday, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Isabela Martinez, 33, was charged Thursday with five counts of malice murder, five counts of murder and six counts of aggravated assault.

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Late Thursday police identified the victims. 

The father was Martin Romero, age 33. 

The four siblings killed were 2-year-old Axel, 4-year-old Dillan, 7-year-old Dacota and 10-year-old Isabela Martinez

Nine-year-old Diana Romero was also stabbed and flown by helicopter to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

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She is expected to remain hospitalized for another two to three weeks, according to a GoFundMe page set up by a relative of Martin Romero.

Martinez is due in Gwinnett County Superior Court for a preliminary hearing at 8:30 a.m., Channel 2 reported.
She is being held without bond at the Gwinnett County jail.

Read more on the slayings at myajc.com.

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The mother and wife have been detained in the crime.

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