Henry County police are investigating if a 14-year-old girl stabbed and killed her 13-year-old brother in self defense.
“Malachi Andrews’ older sister told police she was protecting herself when she fatally stabbed him in the leg, police say.”
” ‘She told investigators it was in self defense,’ Henry County Police spokesman Maj. Jason Bolton said.”
“Andrews, 13, and his 14-year-old sister were at home alone on March 14, when a dispute between them turned deadly, police said.”
“The older sibling grabbed a knife and stabbed her brother, then called 9-1-1, Bolton said.”
“The wounded teen, a student at Union Grove Middle School, was taken to DeKalb Medical Center where he died two days later.”
“Authorities still have not determined whether to press charges against the sister, whom police are not identifying.”
” ‘We’re just gathering all the information that we can,’ Bolton said. ‘The [Henry County]