LANSDOWNE, Pa. - July 16, 2007 - These are dark and painful times for the family who lives at a North Maple street home in Lansdowne.
It's where a 13-year-old allegedly stabbed his 16-year-old brother to death on Sunday.
According to the criminal complaint, 13-year-old Jahmir Ricks ran outside shouting "I stabbed my brother" as police arrived at the scene. Their mother reportedly ran out screaming the same thing. Margaret Rebstock was passing by as the tragedy unfolded.
The 13-year-old allegedly stabbed his older brother twice with a steak knife. The blade pierced 16-year-old Anwan Ricks in the heart and lung. He did not survive. Police believe the stabbing occurred during a dispute over a video game that became physical.