14-year-old girl faces murder charge in stabbing death of 4-year-old cousin

A 14-year-old Indianapolis girl was facing a preliminary charge of murder Sunday after allegedly stabbing her four-year-old cousin to death.

Police said the teenager, who was not identified, stabbed the boy at his grandparents' Indianapolis apartment at around 11:00pm local time Saturday and then fled the scene, WXIN-TV reported.

The victim's 11-year-old sister was also at the apartment but was not injured, according to police. The grandparents were home at the time of the stabbing.

The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

The teenage suspect was caught by police shortly after the stabbing, arrested and preliminarily charged with murder.

The investigation is ongoing, according to WXIN.

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