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12-year-old girl charged with murder of her 6-month-old brother in New Orleans

12-year-old girl charged with murder of her 6-month-old brother in New Orleans

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A 12-year-old girl was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her six-month-old brother in New Orleans.

According to the St. Charles County SheriffAgents were called on Sunday, November 15, to a West Bank house in New Orleans for reports of a six-month-old boy not breathing.

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The emergency personnel who arrived at the residence He did his best to revive the minor, but was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene. The autopsy determined that it was a homicide.

Three days later, Sheriff Greg Champagne He later informed the community that evidence had been obtained linking the baby’s sister. The 12-year-old girl was arrested the next day.

The bailiff did not provide further details since both the victim and the accused are minors. The girl is being held in a juvenile detention center. Waiting for court procedures.