UPDATED: Husband Says Mother Was Off Medication When She Stabbed Son

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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – A Fairfield woman is accused of attacking her husband, and then turning the knife on her little boy, who stepped in to protect his father.

Police say it started as a domestic disturbance between the boy’s parents in the 1000 block of Scott Street.

Dirk Couveson, 8, is in the hospital with critical injuries while his mother, 38-year-old Lythia Lynette Bouie, is behind bars.

Bouie’s husband, Danny Couveson, says she was drinking Friday and had not taken her prescribed medication when she got upset and started attacking him.

“She was falling forward and she was just swinging the knife,” said Danny.

Danny says he watched as his wife stabbed their son while she was trying to attack him.

“I feel terrible about what happened. In a way, I wish it would have happened to me than him,” he said.

Neighbors say they…

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