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Oklahoma girl aged 12 accused of stabbing her brother, age 9, to death


A 12-year-old girl is in custody in a juvenile detention facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after she allegedly stabbed her younger brother to death.

At 11:43 p.m. Thursday night, Tulsa police received a call about a horrific stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at an apartment in the south central part of the city. When they arrived, they found EMTs and firefighters already administering CPR. They quickly transported the boy to the hospital, where he was immediately taken into surgery.

Unfortunately, all of the emergency interventions could not save him, and he passed away from his injuries at 2:37 a.m. the following morning.

Even worse, the boy’s 12-year-old sister is the main suspect in his death. According to police, she had awoken a “parent” that night to confess that she had just stabbed her brother. That parent, believed to be the children’s mother, made the initial phone call to police on Thursday. Because of the ages of the suspect and victim, no names associated with this case have been released.

“Intent is going to be a key component that the court system will have to work out,” said Capt. Richard Meulenberg. “Obviously we did some interviews, but interviews with a 12-year-old are very preliminary.”

Meulenberg stated that…

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