Little boy beaten to death trying to save sister from rapist, aunt says
RICHMOND, Va. — A teenager is being “medically evaluated” after police connected him to the attempted rape of an 12-year-old girl and the death of her eight-year-old brother. The aunt of the children said her young nephew tried to intervene.
In an interview with WTVR-TV, the aunt said while the children played outside, a person approached them and attempted to rape the girl. The suspected allegedly beat the boy, who later died of his injuries.
Police have obtained warrants for the Richmond teenager, who at this time has not been identified.
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