A 6-year-old boy was stabbed to death after his family’s landlord got upset about the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Muslim Boy Stabbed To Death
A 6-year-old boy was stabbed to death by his 71-year-old landlord in Plainfield, Illinois. The landlord has been charged with murder and a hate crime. The boy who was stabbed to death is said to be a Muslim.
The mother of the boy who was stabbed to death also got serious injuries. The incident, where the boy was stabbed to death, occurred after the landlord became upset about the conflict between Israel and Hamas which led to such crime.
The police found the victims, with the boy stabbed to death and his mother more than a dozen times. The boy who was stabbed to death had no previous issues with the landlord.
According to a published article by WIFR, the family of the boy who was stabbed to death was not expecting the attack. The mother of the boy who was stabbed to death remains in critical condition.
Federal Hate Crime Investigation
In a published article by CNN, The suspect, Joseph M. Czuba, allegedly targeted the victims due to their Muslim faith and the ongoing Middle Eastern conflict involving Hamas and Israelis. The US Justice Department has launched a federal hate crime investigation into the incident.
The family, who are Palestinian, had sought refuge in America. The Council on American-Islamic Relations identified the victims as Hanaan Shahin and Wadea Al-Fayoume. The Justice Department has vowed to use every legal authority available to bring those who perpetrate hate crimes to justice.