Children Who Murder Their Parents

Boy Shoots Father for Being Too Strict In Belen, New Mexico, a 10-year-old boy was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his father. The boy apparently used his own rifle to shoot Byron Hilburn, 42, and then phoned police to tell them what he’d done. Authorities say that the boy told them the reason he shot his father was that he disciplined him too often and too harshly. (USA Today, 8-31-2009, SA) Boy Kills His Mother In … Continue reading →