OCALA, Fla. (WJW) -- A 9-year-old boy in Florida is accused of stabbing his 5-year-old sister, WFOL reports.
According to the Ocala Police Department, the boy was playing in his room with his sister around 4:30 p.m. Monday at an apartment complex. Their mother was home at the time, but she stepped outside to check the mail and get the children some candy from a neighbor.
When she returned to their apartment, she found the boy repeatedly stabbing his younger sister. According to an arrest report obtained by WFOL, the boy was saying, “Die, die.”
Medics arrived and airlifted the 5-year-old girl to a hospital for treatment.
The boy told officers he wanted to kill his sister. He said the thought entered his head two days ago, and he couldn’t stop thinking about it, according to the arrest report.
The boy was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder.