Timothy Kinner, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder after a 3-year-old girl died from injuries sustained on her birthday on Saturday evening.
(Ada County Sheriff’s Office)
The suspect accused of stabbing nine people at a birthday party in Idaho on Saturday has been charged with first-degree murder after a 3-year-old girl died from her injuries, police said.
Timmy Kinner, 30, of Los Angeles, was charged Monday in the death of the victim, who was flown to Utah on Saturday night after she was attacked at her own birthday party.
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Kinner allegedly attacked six children — ages four to 12 years old, and three adults in the party in an apartment complex in Boise. Seven of the victims remain in hospital with serious injuries, according to police, who found a child has since been released from the hospital.
Prior to the three-year-old the death of Kinner was scheduled to appear in court Monday for the attack.
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Kinner had reportedly stay as a guest with a female resident of the apartment complex, but was asked to leave on Friday due to the bad behavior. The area is home to many refugee families.
The police said Kinner — an American — back to the complex on Saturday evening and started attacking people.
The researchers said that the victims were refugees from Syria, Ethiopia and Iraq, but Boise police chief William Bones said that there was no evidence the attack constituted a hate crime.
After the attack, Kinner was arrested and charged with nine counts of battery and aggravated assault and six counts of injury to a child.
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Bones said Kinner had a long criminal record, weapons charges and arrests for “violence against others” and served prison time in Kentucky.
The police had said that the attack resulted in the most casualties in a single incident in Boise, Police Department of the history.
Fox News’ Samuel Chamberlain and The Associated Press contributed to this report.