12 year old kills sister and wounds mother

posted Dec 20, 2018, 8:02 AM by PHS Warrior Beat

By: Jasmine Richardson On  Monday Afternoon on Stoner Drive in West Hartford, CT a 12 year old allegedly stabbed his sister to death and wounded his mother.

    According to ABC news, a medical examiner official explained Brigid Curtin who was later identified as the 12 year old who was stabbed by her brother in the neck and the torso.

    The mother of the two children called the police about 3:30 pm monday afternoon explaining that her daughter had been stabbed by her son stated by ABC news.

     According to WFSB news, the boy was taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford for a minor injury. Also on late tuesday afternoon the West Hartford police explained that “the 12 year old arraigned and charged with murder with special circumstances and First Degree Assault.”  

    The mother of the child still remains in the St.Francis Hospital in stable conditions. But sadly the 12 year old sister died at the hospital.

    Chuck Coursey a friend of the family, who is also serving as the family’s spokesman said at a news conference on tuesday that the incident “An unspeakable tragedy and if folks are looking for a way that they can be of service, I’d encourage them to pray for them.”

    The school and the community are providing grieving counseling for the people affected by the incident.

    Rev. Julie Emery expressed that “Like many in the West Hartford community, we are deeply anguished over the recent tragedy that took place in our town. Emery also stated “Our prayers are with the family affected, with the young people and parents in our community who are struggling to make sense of it all, and the emergency response workers, teachers and counselors who are working to find words of comfort and offer safe space for all of us.”

Uploaded: 12/20/2018

Edited By: GN