Father charged with stabbing 4-day-old baby, 2- year-old sister to death

By CLEMENCE MICHALLON FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Tillman Freeman (pictured), 30, has been charged with murder after a four-day-old  and a two-year-old were found stabbed to deathA man has been charged with murder after a four-day-old baby and the newborn’s two-year-old sister were found stabbed to death.

Tillman Freeman, 30, faces two counts of murder in the death of the children, whose bodies were found early Saturday inside a car near Raeford, North Carolina.

Freeman, whom authorities first named as the father, claimed his wife had been seeing someone else and that the children weren’t his, Sheriff Hubert Peterkin told WRAL.

Serenity Freeman, the toddler, and Genesis, the newborn, were reported missing late Friday.

Freeman was first apprehended and charged after police said he refused to tell authorities where the children were.

Both were stabbed multiple times, according to Peterkin.

Genesis Freeman (left), four days old, and the newborn's two-year-old sister Serenity (right) went missing Friday. Authorities found they bodies Saturday near Raeford, North Carolina

The man’s wife was at a hospital when Genesis and Serenity went missing, prompting a frantic search.

Authorities believe Freeman and his wife got into a fight, after which Freeman took the children.

He originally faced charges of child abuse and child endangerment, which were later changed to murder.

Freeman was taken into custody Friday afternoon after someone alerted authorities about a suspicious person near a doctor’s office in Raeford.

The man's wife was at a hospital when Genesis and Serenity went missing, prompting a frantic search. Authorities located their bodies around this area on Saturday morning

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