DALLAs, TX – A teenager is in custody for the grousome murder of a 4-year-old boy, police say.
On Saturday, around 6:50 a.m., officers received a call from a dog walker who found a dead child on the street in the 7500 block of Saddleridge Drive.
“That’s when I noticed the baby had ants at the bottom of his feet so I knew he was deceased then,” Antwainese Square told the Dallas News. “It was heart-wrenching because this baby could have been no more than 5.”
The boy was found with multiple wounds from what police called an “edged weapon.”
The suspect was identified as 18-year-old Darriynn Brown. He was arrested and charged with kidnapping and theft. Dallas investigators anticipate additional charges, pending results from a forensic analysis.
“A child was murdered through a violent act. We believe an edged weapon was used,” police executive assistant chief Albert Martinez told CNN. “Even us as police officers, we are shocked. We’re very angry about what has happened to the small child.”
“We will pursue justice, whoever did this, and bring some sort of closure — not only to his family, but to our community,” Martinez added.
“Through the hard work of the men and women of the Dallas Police Department this criminal was brought to justice and it would not have been possible without the Dallas FBI Evidence Response Team and the public’s assistance.”
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