Around 9:20 p.m. on Jan. 23, officers responded to a home in Baltimore for a report of a possible stabbing, according to the Baltimore Police Department.
Once at the scene, police found Seron O’Neal suffering from numerous stab wounds to back, officials said.
The child was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.
In a statement to WBAL-TV, Baltimore Police Detective Freddie Talbert said, "This was a horrendous incident. Seron's mother was rendering aid. Officers did join in to assist her, at which point, they transported him to an area hospital, where, despite life-saving measures, he was sadly pronounced deceased."
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Using a description of the car Geslicki was driving, officers were able to make a traffic stop.
Geslicki then got out of the vehicle and started running, but officers were able to arrest him after a short foot pursuit, authorities said.
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He was booked into the Baltimore Central Booking Intake Facility and charged with first-degree murder, officials said.
When asked about the victim, one neighbor told WBAL-TV, "He was a good kid. He was nice, well mannered, full of love, smart (for being) 6. Big personality. He was everything. I promise you, like, you would love him. He didn't deserve it.”
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