11-year-old Boy, Drenched in Blood, Calls 911 to Report His Dad Stabbing His Mom to Death

An 11-year-old Houston-area boy locked himself in a bathroom Wednesday morning and called 911 to say that his father had stabbed his mother.The father was later fatally shot by authorities.Capt. Bryan Carlisle of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said the boy called around 5:40 a.m. to report the violent act at his family's home in Conroe, about 40 miles north of Houston."He was begging his father to stop stabbing his mother," Carlisle said.The boy stayed on the phone until sheriff's deputies arrived eight minutes later. He was drenched in blood when he came out of the house, Carlisle said.Two deputies went into the home and were confronted by the father — later identified as 41-year-old Medger Blake — who was holding a knife. When Blake refused to drop the knife and lunged toward them, they shot him dead.  Continue reading...

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