A grandfather allegedly stabbed his 8-year-old grandson to loss of life at a north Texas dwelling simply hours into the New Yr, in keeping with native cops.
Phillip Hughes, 62, was arrested early Sunday after police discovered the younger boy lifeless once they responded to a reported stabbing round 7:50 a.m., Richland Hills police stated.
Hughes was taken into custody with out incident and was being held on capital homicide costs whereas he waits for his arraignment.
The investigation is ongoing, however police stated they don’t consider anybody else was concerned within the younger boy’s deadly stabbing.
Additional particulars weren’t launched by authorities Sunday afternoon together with a potential motive within the heartbreaking case.
“The Richland Hills Police Division want to categorical its condolences to these affected by the mindless tragedy and ask for continued prayers for everybody concerned,” the division stated in a press release.
Richland Hills is a small metropolis of greater than 8,000 that’s roughly 30 miles from Dallas.