A 17-year-old who allegedly stabbed his twin sister to demise stated he thought he was dreaming when he plunged a knife into her neck within the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
Prosecutors stated on Thursday that Benjamin Elliott, who was booked within the Harris County Jail in Texas on homicide costs in reference to the demise of his twin sister Meghan Elliott, admitted to stabbing her within the neck, however believed he was dreaming or sleeping on the time.
“The defendant said after realizing he was not dreaming, he eliminated the knife and positioned it subsequent to the complainant, turned on the sunshine to the bed room, utilized strain to the wound with a pillow,” a prosecutor stated at a courtroom listening to on Thursday, in accordance with video shared by KTRK. Benjamin, who’s being held in a psychological well being unit, didn’t seem in courtroom, KPRC reported.
Harris County deputies responded to a 911 name from Benjamin concerning the stabbing at about 4:45 a.m. He was instructed by a 911 operator to carry out CPR and did so till EMS personnel arrived and pronounced her lifeless, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.
A prosecutor stated that, about seven minutes into the emergency name, “the defendant calls out to his mother and father who’re heard yelling and crying within the background.” Officers discovered Meghan with a number of stab wounds in a bed room after they arrived.
Hours after the stabbing, investigators used a warrant to go looking the household’s house.
“Siblings are usually very shut and you’ve got that bond between, however individuals have issues occur,” Deputy Thomas Gilliland stated throughout an interview with WMAZ.
In courtroom on Thursday, prosecutors stated Elliott instructed investigators he didn’t endure from any sleep problems and hadn’t taken any medication or alcohol, in accordance with KTRK.
The twins had been frequently seen going to and from the bus cease collectively to attend Cypress Park Excessive Faculty, neighbors instructed WMAZ.
One neighbor stated the twins appeared to have a very good relationship.
“They had been great neighbors, good and quiet and completely no issues,” Bob Dawson instructed KPRC.
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