13-year-old charged with killing 4-year-old sibling

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Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 10:44 AM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - A 13-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of the suspect’s 4-year-old sibling in Danville.

Danville Police say the suspect confessed to suffocating the victim in 2022.

Police were called August 3, 2022 to the home on Annhurst Drive, where the 4-year-old child was found in a room without a pulse and not breathing. The child died after being flown for treatment.

The child will be taken to W.W. Moore Detention Center until trial, according to police.