A tragic story out of Memphis is making national headlines. Local police report that Jaheim McKinzie died this weekend after he fatally stabbed himself.
His mother, Robin McKinzie, is charged with aggravated child abuse and endangerment after authorities say she beat and choked Jaheim with an extension chord before hand.
According to Fox 13 Memphis, police were called to the McKinzie’s apartment Saturday afternoon and found the boy bleeding from the upper torso. He was unresponsive when emergency crews arrived and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said the mother admitted to whipping Jaheim and choking him as a “form of discipline when he got angry.” She told authorities that he ran into the kitchen, grabbed a knife, and starting stabbing himself in the chest.
Jaheim reportedly stabbed himself 10 times. A bond has not been set for Robin McKinzie.
Memphis rapper Yo Gotti has offered to pay for Jaheim’s funeral.
What do YOU think about this sickeningly sad story out of Memphis???