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12-Year-Old Brother Arrested In Sister's Stabbing Published: May 13, 2013

A California mother who recently lost her stepdaughter and has had her stepson arrested in connection with the death asked for a bit of privacy on Mother's Day, according to

The station reports Crystal Walters posted a brief message on Facebook Sunday, the day after sheriff's investigators in Calaveras County announced the arrest of her 12-year-old stepson on a homicide charge in the death of her 8-year-old stepdaughter, Leila Fowler.

"I don't have much to say but thank you to those who are standing by us in this devastating time for our family," Walters wrote in the post. "And thank you for respecting our privacy during this time. We need a little space. Happy mothers day to all."

H/T: Yahoo
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