Mamaroneck mom facing murder charges in April death of toddler

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A Mamaroneck mother is facing a murder charge in the death of her toddler.

Cynthia Arce is accused of killing 2-year-old Gabriella Boyd at her Chestnut Avenue home back in April.

Investigators say they received a 911 call from Arce saying that someone was dying in the home.  Officials say that when they arrived, they found Gabriella unresponsive on her bed.

The 2-year-old  was later pronounced dead and her death was ruled a homicide.

Responding officers also say that Arce attacked them with two knives when they arrived. 

Due to the alleged attack, Arce is also facing charges of aggravated assault and attempted murder.

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