14-year-old stabs woman to death after helping her with car trou - KMOV.com

14-year-old stabs woman to death after helping her with car trouble

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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) – A 35-year-old woman is dead after a 14-year-old boy stabbed her to death following an altercation.

Around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a man and woman ran off the road on Route AA close to Village Rd, according to police.

“They walked to a nearby house to borrow a chain to pull the car out, and a 14-year-old boy from the residence went with the couple to help get the car out,” said St. Francois County Sheriff Dan Bullock.

Police said after the couple made it home, the boy and his mother showed up at the 35-year-old victim's home, where an argument started. 

St. Francois County officials said the suspects and victims knew each other. Authorities said the 14-year-old pulled out a knife during the argument and stabbed the woman.The victim was immediately rushed to an area hospital before an ambulance could be called to the scene.

Police said the victim was dead when she arrived at the hospital.

St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating what caused the argument and the motive for the stabbing.

Police have not released the name of the victim at this time.

Stay tuned to News 4 online and on-air for more updates on this developing story.

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