Police: 12-year-old charged with murder for allegedly stabbing another child

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A 12-year-old boy has been charged with first degree murder after he allegedly stabbed a12-year-old girl on the 4900 block of Eastwood Drive, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Officers arrived at the scene around 2:45 a.m. on Jan. 14 to find the victim with multiple stab wounds and she was later pronounced dead on site.

A male suspect was arrested and charged after an investigation.

The Chattanooga Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call the homicide tip line 423-643-5100 or submit a tip through the CPD mobile app. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

- Compiled by Tierra Hayes