Birthday Killings

March 29, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The police chief of Milton, a little Boston suburb calls this neighborhood a "Killing Field"A man on a rampage stabbed his 17-year-old sister to death, decapitated his 5-year-old sister, and was headed at his 9-year-old sister with a knife in his hand when police officers shot him.

The violent scene played out at a birthday party for the 5-year-old Saturday night.

Police said the 23-year-old suspect attacked his teenage sister first, and then went after the 5-year-old.

The 9-year-old sister called 9-1-1 and the first police officer arrived within a minute, but not in time to save the little pre-schooler.

As he went after the 9-year-old, officers opened fire and killed him. Investigators said there was no clear motive for the attacks.

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