A 19-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cerebral palsy who authorities allege was killed inside her house by her youthful sister earlier this week suffered a number of stab wounds, an post-mortem confirmed.
Helen Miller, of Manheim Township, died of “a number of stab wounds to physique” early Monday, Lancaster County Chief Deputy Coroner Eric S. Bieber confirmed to Fox Information in an e mail on Thursday. Her dying was dominated a murder.
Preliminary experiences from authorities mentioned Helen had “a stab wound in her neck.”
No additional particulars had been instantly supplied because the police investigation continues.
Claire Miller, 14, was taken into custody at the scene Monday and charged with homicide as an grownup within the dying of her sister.
The teenager had known as police simply after 1 a.m. Monday to report that “she had killed her sister,” the Lancaster County District Lawyer’s Workplace mentioned.
Claire Miller introduced responding officers to a bed room the place they discovered Helen mendacity on her again along with her fingers close to her head and a blood-stained pillow protecting her face, in response to a police grievance obtained by Lancaster Online.
Investigators decided that Helen had been stabbed with what was described as a “giant knife” someday in a single day whereas the women’ dad and mom had been sleeping.
Authorities have instructed Fox Information that Helen had cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair.
No motive has been launched as of Thursday.
Claire Miller was denied bail and remained jailed on the Lancaster County Jail. A preliminary courtroom listening to was set for Friday.