Michael Verkerke

Michael Verkerke2 posts
5 Aug, 2014

Suspect charged

Arrest

A 12-year-old now faces a murder charge in connection in the stabbing of Verkerke.  He pleads not guilty and is evaluated at a facility before going to a detention center. If he is found guilty he will be sentenced as a juvenile and then once he turns 21 an adult. Tiffany Armijo, mother of one of the children playing with the victim, on Verkerke:

He was playing with Michael and his brother, and my kid, too. They always played together. He was at my house almost every day.

12-Year-Old Charged with Murder For the Stabbing of 9-Year-Old Neighbor

 

4 Aug, 2014

Stabbed

Murder

Nine-year-old Michael Verkerke dies after a stabbing on a playground. While Verkerke and three other children are playing, the suspect begins stabbing him. Verkerke runs home and collapses on his porch. He passes away on the ride to the hospital. The suspect asks to use a phone and calls 911. He gives no reason for the attack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEllq4pFHLM

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