10-Year-Old Charged With Beating 90-Year-Old Woman To Death
State police charged a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy with criminal homicide on Monday. You read that right.
Troopers told WNEP that the child’s mother alerted police as to what her son had done.
[su_center_ad]Authorities interviewed the child who then described what happened on Saturday.
According to police, 10-year-old Tristen Kurilla of Damascus Township was visiting his grandfather on Saturday at his home.
Investigators said Kurilla went into the room of Helen Novak, 90,and after some kind of dispute, Kurilla punched Novak multiple times in the throat.
The boy’s grandfather was a caretaker for Novak, according to police.
According to an affidavit, Kurilla told police Novak yelled at him and he got mad, put a cane around her throat, and punched her numerous times.
An autopsy was performed on Novak on Monday, and her death was ruled a homicide.
Kurilla is currently being held at the Wayne County Correctional Facility. No bail has been set and the child will be charged as an adult.
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