Boy, 12, stabs girl same age multiple times and kills her at Tennessee home

1 month ago

Chattanooga news, Tennessee news.

A Thursday fatal stabbing is being investigated after a boy stabbed a girl of his same age and killed her at a Chattanooga home, authorities said.

Police responded to the scene in the 4900 block of Eastwood Drive off Jersey Pike early in the morning.

They came upon a dead body of a 12-year-old girl with apparent multiple stab wounds. The suspect was also at the scene.

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  • “A male suspect was also located on the scene and was detained. Investigators with the Violent Crimes Bureau responded to conduct an investigation,” the Chattanooga Police said in a statement.

    “Based on interviews and observations during the course of the investigation, the initial suspect has now been arrested and is charged with first-degree murder,” the statement added.

    “Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Homicide tip-line 423-643-5100 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.”