The Latest: Hundreds mourn at vigil for stabbing victims

The Latest on a stabbing at a child's birthday party that left nine people injured in Idaho (all times local):

8:15 p.m.

Grief weighed heavily on a crowd of roughly 1,500 people who attended a vigil to honor the victims of a mass stabbing in Boise.

The nine victims were all members of refugee families who were attending a birthday celebration for a 3-year-old girl Saturday night when a man armed with a knife attacked.

At the Monday evening vigil, many attendees held signs to show support for the refugee community.

Louai Nasri, who lives in the apartment complex that was attacked, held up a large poster of a young girl dressed in an ornately embroidered shirt and hat. In the photo she is standing in front of a Disney Princess-themed banner and gesturing to a pink, doll-shaped birthday cake.

The picture was of Ruya, the 3-year-old girl whose birthday party was attacked. Nasri said she was a friend of his son's.

Ruya died of her wounds Monday morning.

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Corrects spelling of 3-year-old's name based on new information.

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6:10 p.m.

Hundreds of people are mourning at a Boise, Idaho, vigil honoring members of refugee families targeted in a stabbing at a child's party that left the 3-year-old birthday girl dead.

The Monday evening gathering was held at City Hall and featured more than a dozen baskets filled with white flowers. A speaker asked for a moment of prayer.

The stabbing Saturday night at a Boise apartment complex left three adults and five other children injured.

Timmy Kinner, the 30-year-old suspect, has been charged with several felonies including first-degree murder.

Police say they believe Kinner may have been trying to get revenge for being asked to leave the apartment complex over bad behavior.

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4:15 p.m.

Police in Boise, Idaho are asking anyone who interacted with a man charged in a mass stabbing to contact them with details.

Timmy Kinner, 30, is charged with several felonies including first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with the Saturday night attack on six children and three adults at a Boise apartment building. A three-year-old girl died; seven other victims remain hospitalized, some with serious injuries.

Boise Police Chief William Bones says Kinner has an extensive criminal history spanning multiple states. He is currently on misdemeanor probation in Utah according to court records there.

Police are asking anyone who has had contact with Kinner in recent months to call the department or reach out online at www.343COPS.com .

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3:30 p.m.

Police say one child injured in a stabbing attack at a Boise apartment complex has been released from the hospital.

Authorities have not released the names of any of the nine victims, but on Monday said seven of them remain in the hospital, many with serious or critical injuries. A 3-year-old girl has died of her injuries.

Timmy Kinner, 30, has been charged with several felonies including first degree murder, aggravated battery and assault with a deadly weapon after police say he attacked the children and adults at the girl's birthday party Saturday night.

Police say Kinner had been staying as a guest at an apartment in the complex, but had recently been asked to leave because of his behavior.

All of the victims in the attack were members of refugee families from Iraq, Ethiopia and Syria. Police have said there is no evidence to suggest the attack was committed as a hate crime.

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1:45 p.m.

A man charged with stabbing and killing one child and wounding several others and adults at a Boise apartment complex says he wants to represent himself in court.

An Ada County Judge ordered that Timmy Kinner, 30, be appointed a public defender anyway. 

Kinner is charged with first-degree murder and several felonies including injury to a child and aggravated battery in connection with the attack which targeted a 3-year-old girl's birthday party. He is being held without bond.

The 3-year-old girl died of her injuries.

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1:35 p.m.

A 3-year-old girl who was stabbed at her own birthday party in Idaho has died.

Police say Timmy Kinner attacked a group of children and adults at the girl's party at an apartment complex that is home to many refugee families.

The child whose birthday it was has died of her wounds, according to the court.

A judge told Kinner on Monday that he is charged with first-degree murder as well as several felonies in connection with the Saturday night attack.

Kinner is American, and the victims are members of refugee families from Syria, Iraq and Ethiopia. Boise Police Chief William Bones says evidence doesn't suggest the attack was a hate crime.

Bones says Kinner had recently stayed at the apartment complex but was asked to leave Friday over bad behavior.

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11:35 a.m.

The man charged in a mass stabbing at a child's birthday party in Idaho is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Timmy Kinner has been charged with injuring nine people in the attack Saturday at Boise apartment complex that is home to many refugee families.

Police say he stabbed children at the party and adults who tried to intervene.

Kinner is American, and the victims are members of refugee families from Syria, Iraq and Ethiopia. Boise Police Chief William Bones says evidence doesn't suggest the attack was a hate crime.

Bones says Kinner had recently stayed at the apartment complex but was asked to leave Friday over bad behavior.

It wasn't immediately clear if Kinner has an attorney who can speak on his behalf.

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10:30 a.m.

Organizers of an Idaho candlelight vigil honoring nine members of refugee families injured in a stabbing at a child's birthday party are encouraging people to bring white flowers.

The International Rescue Committee says the flowers symbolize peace and they'll be given to the victims of the attack after the 6 p.m. vigil.

The stabbing Saturday night at a Boise apartment complex injured six children and three adults. It's left many in the community reeling and seeking ways to help.

More than 200 people gathered at a prayer service Sunday evening at the Imam Hussain Islamic Center, and roughly 100 people held a rally near the attack, calling for safety for refugees.

Timmy Kinner is charged with the stabbing. Police say they believe Kinner may have been trying to get revenge for being asked to leave the apartment complex over bad behavior.

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10 p.m.

Several families who had fled danger and violence overseas were enjoying a 3-year-old's birthday party in Boise, Idaho, when a man ran up and began chasing and stabbing the children and the adults who tried to intervene.

The attack Saturday night was at an apartment complex that is home to refugee families.

Nine people were injured, including the birthday girl and five other children ranging in age from 4 to 12.

Thirty-year-old Timmy Kinner was arrested a short distance away. He has been charged with several felonies.

Boise Police Chief William Bones says Kinner, who is not a refugee, had recently been asked to leave the complex after staying there for a short time.

Bones says there's no evidence that the attack was a hate crime.