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Suspect in Idaho mass stabbings charged with first-degree murder after 3-year-old victim dies

Timmy Kinner, 30, is seen in a July 1, 2018 booking photo provided by the Ada County Sheriff’s Offic
Timmy Kinner, 30, is charged with first-degree murder and is the suspect in a mass stabbing at a Boise apartment complex. Police say he was a temporary resident who was recently asked to leave the complex.
(Ada County Sheriff’s Office)

A 3-year-old girl who was stabbed at her own birthday party in Idaho has died.

Police say Timmy Kinner attacked a group of children and adults at the girl’s party at an apartment complex that is home to many refugee families.

The child whose birthday it was has died of her wounds, according to the court.

A judge told Kinner on Monday that he is charged with first-degree murder as well as several felonies in connection with the Saturday night attack.

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Ibod Hasn, center, talks to a friend who came to visit after Saturday’s stabbing attack in Boise, Id
Ibod Hasn, center, talks to a friend who came to visit after a stabbing attack in Boise, Idaho.
(Meiying Wu / Idaho Statesman )

Kinner is American, and the victims are members of refugee families from Syria, Iraq and Ethiopia. Boise Police Chief William Bones says evidence doesn’t suggest the attack was a hate crime.

Bones says Kinner had recently stayed at the apartment complex but was asked to leave Friday over bad behavior.


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