Crime

12-Year-Old Arrested on Homicide Charge Over Stabbing Death of 8-Year-Old Sister

"Citizens... can sleep a little better tonight," the sheriff said

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 With one child dead and the second arrested in her death, a California woman pleaded for a bit of privacy on Mother's Day.

Crystal Walters posted a brief message on Facebook on Sunday, the day after sheriff's investigators in Calaveras County announced the arrest of her 12-year-old stepson on a homicide charge in the death of her 8-year-old stepdaughter, Leila Fowler.