A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death by her older brother on June 18 after he became upset that she was taking too long in the bathroom.
Keaira Henderson was a 15-year-old student at Alpharetta High School who dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Now her brother,
27-year-old Gavin Henderson, faces murder charges in her death, according to jail records.
Police say they were first called to a Dunwoody, Ga., apartment complex at around 3:20 p.m. on June 18 after a 911 caller reported someone hitting a teen girl. When police arrived, they found Keaira lying dead in a hallway of her apartment complex suffering from multiple stab wounds.
Later, a call came in from a nearby store, where Henderson had allegedly walked inside with a hunting knife and asked a clerk to call 911 because there had been an “accident,” “He had a knife, a big knife, a big size. He put it on the counter,” store worker Shehab Faisal told the station. “He just (asked) me, ‘Can you call the cops?’ I said, ‘Why?’ He said, ‘There’s been an accident.’ He (was) showing me blood on his hands and t-shirt.”
Keaira’s mother told CBS 46 her son has “severe anger management issues” and that he stabbed his sister because he wanted to use the bathroom and Keaira was inside.Gavin Henderson is now charged with aggravated assault, cruelty to children in the 1st degree and murder, according to jail records. He was not given bond.