Caroline Rose Cagle lived in Fruitland, North Carolina. She just celebrated her 5th birthday a month ago today on March 28th.
On April 25th, officers responded to the home on Fiesta Lane where Caroline lived with her mom, 50-year-old Penny Short Hartle.
It was 8:43 that morning when officers arrived at the house after receiving a report of a stabbing.
Facebook; pictured above is Caroline