Phillip Hughes Wiki – Phillip Hughes Biography
A tragic incident unfolded in North Texas after a 62-year-old grandfather stabbed his eight-year-old grandson to death just hours after New Years, according to local police. Authorities responded to an unidentified 911 call at a home on Labadie Drive in Richland Hills around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 1.
Upon arrival, police found an eight-year-old boy who had been stabbed to death with no sign of the killer, after grandfather Phillip Hughes allegedly fled the scene.
Shortly after, the 62-year-old man was located a few blocks from the house and arrested. Authorities were later able to recover a bladed weapon believed to be the murder weapon, according to FOX News.
Phillip Hughes Age
The age of Phillip Hughes is 62 years.
Phillip Hughes Alleged with murder of his 8-year-old grandson
Hughes was taken into custody without incident and was being held on capital murder charges while he awaits his arraignment. Police believe the 62-year-old man acted alone in the fatal stabbing of the young man and that no one else was involved. An investigation is ongoing as authorities continue to work to determine the motive for the senseless stabbing.
“We have a lot of questions, just like everyone else. And through the investigation, we hope that we can answer all of the questions and why this tragedy occurred,” said Officer Sheena McEachran of the Richland Hills Police Department.
“There aren’t many words right now to describe the many feelings involved, but we are doing everything we can to investigate this fully and make sure we get justice for the family,” the source reported.
No further details of the investigation have been released as police said they do not have much information on Hughes and have not dealt with him in the past.
“The Richland Hills Police Department would like to express its condolences to those affected by this senseless tragedy and ask for continued prayers for all involved,” the department said in a statement, according to the New York Post. Phillip Hughes is currently being held in the North Richland Hills Police Department Joint Detention.Read More…..