A 13-year-old girl has been charged with homicide after she stabbed her best friend to death following an argument.
A 13-year-old Texas girl has been charged with stabbing her friend, 14, to death during an argument which soon turned violent and at least one adult reportedly stood by and watched as the fight that led to the stabbing intensified.
Nylah Lightfoot of Fort Worth, Texas was stabbed in the chest and neck when she went to pick up her clothes from her friend’s home on Tuesday.
The victim’s mother Anntoinette Carter claims that the mother of the suspect stood by and watched the altercation between the two girls unfold, without stepping in.
Carter says her daughter Nylah and the suspect were ‘on-and-off friends’.
She added that Nylah asked if the suspect could sleepover, to which Carter said no, according to The Star-Telegram.
Then the suspect asked Nylah to come over and retrieve clothes she had swapped with the teen.
Then the two got into an altercation at the Fort Worth apartment complex and things turned deadly.
Police responded to a stabbibg shortly before 3:30am on Tuesday morning at the Sycamore Center Villas in south Fort Worth and Nylah was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital where she was pronounced dead from stab wounds to the neck and chest.