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Bay Area teen admits killing boy, 9, in jailhouse interview, reports say
Bay Area teen admits killing boy, 9, in jailhouse interview, reports say

A Bay Area teen who was arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death his best friend’s sleeping 9-year-old brother apparently confessed to the crime in a jailhouse interview Monday, according to reports. William Shultz, 18, told a reporter with the Contra Costa Times that he stabbed Jordon Almgren in the predawn hours on Sunday, saying, “I wanted to see what it was like to take a life before someone tried to take mine.” Almgren’s family took him from their home in Discovery Bay, about 60 miles east of San Francisco, to a county hospital, where he died. After inadvertently slashing himself in the wrist during the stabbing, Shultz told the paper, he...

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