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5-Year-Old California Boy Dies After Twin Brother Allegedly Fatally Stabs Him During Argument, Officials Said

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Nov. 21 2023, Published 2:02 p.m. ET

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Twin 5-year-old brothers were allegedly arguing in California when one of the twins fatally stabbed the other one, according to authorities.

Around 4 p.m. on Nov. 15, officers were dispatched to a residence in Scotts Valley for a victim of a stabbing, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

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Once at the scene, deputies learned that two 5-year-old twins were fighting, “as siblings sometimes do,” officials said.

During the fight, one of the twins grabbed a small kitchen knife and stabbed his twin brother, police said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he passed away, authorities said.

The sheriff’s office worked with the District Attorney’s Office and in a statement, they said “in light of all circumstances discovered by our investigators, no charges will be filed.”

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During the current investigation, officials determined there was no indication of negligence or criminal activity by any other party.

No details were given on how the boy gained access to a knife in the kitchen.

In a statement, the sheriff’s office said, “We are heartbroken for the family of these two young children and share in their grief.”

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