Texas boy, 7, fatally stabbed by brother, 20, police say

Texas boy, 7, reportedly stabbed and killed by older brother

A 7-year-old Texas boy died after being stabbed multiple times Saturday night, officers with the Haltom City Police Department confirmed.

The child, identified by authorities as Jacob Gabriel Brito, was attacked just before 9:45 p.m. and died later Saturday night at a Fort Worth hospital, WFAA reported.

According to The Dallas Morning News, the child’s 20-year-old brother Isidro Brito Bruno is facing a capital murder charge in the stabbing. Officers found Bruno near the crime scene suffering from what appeared to be a self-inflicted wound to his upper body.

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Police say they have not yet determined a motive for the slaying, the newspaper reported.

According to Tarrant County Jail records, Bruno’s bond has been set at $250,000, WFAA reported.