The man accused of stabbing two children in a Brooklyn public housing development elevator – killing one – was found fit to stand trial on Friday.
An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.
Nearly two weeks ago, Daniel St. Hubert allegedly stabbed Capers and her best friend, 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto inside an elevator at the Boulevard Houses in East New York.
Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.
A man charged with stabbing a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injuring a 7-year-old girl inside an elevator in Brooklyn has been indicted for murder and other charges, authorities said Wednesday.
Services will be held Wednesday for 18-year-old Tanaya Copeland.
The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.
St. Hubert, 27, was officially charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and other crimes in connection with the attack on 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and his friend, 7-year-old Mikayla Capers.
A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.
The families of two children who were stabbed in East New York, Brooklyn this past weekend were expressing gratitude and grief Thursday after a suspect was apprehended.
Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.
The father of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death inside an elevator in Brooklyn claims the suspect being sought by police is a homeless man he’s seen in the building before.
Police are investigating the deaths of a 4-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy who died in separate incidents in Brooklyn and the Bronx.