ELVERTA (CBS13) – There are new details about the teenage suspects now charged with attempted murder of their own mother and brother inside Elverta’s family home.
CBS13 has learned that the 16-year-old under arrest is an award-winning pianist. The family is also active in a Christian home school talk and debate club.
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CBS13 also learned that the 16-year-old messaged another member of the debate club about attacking his mother that morning. The father of the recipient teenager then called the family church to alert them.
Reverend Gregory Broderick of Grace Valley Christian Center released a statement saying:
“Like many in the community, we were shocked and heartbroken to learn of this terrible tragedy. We do not yet know what happened, but we pray for everyone involved, and in particular for the full recovery of mother and son.
The older teenager also called 9-1-1 to report the crime himself.
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Dispatch audio recordings describe the terrifying scene:
Dispatcher:? ? ? ? Then he said he hurt his mother and she was losing a lot of blood? head and she has to go to the hospitalâ ?? ¦â ????
Today, two teenagers face homicide charges, as their own mother and brother fight for their lives in hospital.
The pastor says the mother is recovering well, but the 10-year-old son is having a tougher fight right now.