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Knife Breaks as 13-Year-Old Derek Rosa Stabs Sleeping Mom Over 40 Times: Court

Knife Breaks as 13-Year-Old Derek Rosa Stabs Sleeping Mom Over 40 Times: Court

Florida prosecutors reported on Wednesday that the knife a 13-yr-old boy made use of to destroy his mother in Oct was only not long ago despatched to a lab for screening.

Derek Rosa is accused of fatally stabbing his mom as she slept in the vicinity of her newborn daughter in their Hialeah property. During Wednesday&#8217s court docket hearing, Rosa&#8217s attorneys pressed prosecutors about why they have not obtained bodycam footage and results from several items taken from the scene &#8212 like the murder weapon, knife fragments that experienced splintered off, and clothing Rosa was putting on in the course of the slaying, according to WPLG.

Prosecutors stated that bodily proof was sent to the lab this 7 days. They also claimed the Magic formula Company just lately returned Rosa&#8217s telephone, however an Xbox and a few tablets remained with law enforcement.

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When asked why the other equipment weren&#8217t offered to the Top secret Service, prosecutors explained one particular of the tablets belonged to the university district, and the Xbox also didn&#8217t belong to Rosa.

Rosa allegedly stabbed his mom additional than 40 periods as she slept near her new child daughter, who was unharmed. The teen allegedly explained to investigators how he woke up, got a kitchen area knife, and frequently stabbed his mother.

Just after killing his mother, Rosa allegedly despatched a mate two images of his mom and a selfie which apparently showed blood on his hands.

The teen allegedly explained to a 911 dispatcher that he despatched pictures of his useless mom to someone he satisfied online. He went on to notify the dispatcher that there was blood all above the floor.

“I took pics and I explained to my friend about it,” he allegedly explained in the 911 contact. “Was that terrible?”

A motive continues to be undisclosed. Rosa &#8212 who is charged as an grownup &#8212 is because of again in courtroom on April 19.

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[Feature Photo: Derek Rosa/Miami-Dade Prosecutor’s Office]