A 13-year-old girl from Fort Worth Texas has been charged with homidie. She's alleged to have stabbed her friend to death, over a petty argument. The name and photo of the suspect is not being released. The slaying victim, 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot
The incident happened after the two girls got into an argument - after the suspect asked to spend the night at Nylah's house and she said "no."
Nylah's mother, Anntoinette Carter, said outside the juvenile court that the suspect asked Nylah to come to her house and get her clothes and the two girls got into an argument
The suspect and Nylah were off-and-on friends, Antoinnette said.
At least one adult in the house stood by and watched as the fight that led to the stabbing intensified, Antoinette said.
Nylah was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital after police responded to a cutting call shortly before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Sycamore Center Villas in south Fort Worth.
She was pronounced dead from stab wounds to the neck and chest upon arrival, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.