I ask the mother of the 14 year old who died defending her from abusive boyfriend about what happened. Watch: pic.twitter.com/TpqUJ6VCrv— Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) October 20, 2015
Two Prince George’s County teenagers were stabbed – one fatally -- after trying to defend their mother who was arguing with her boyfriend, according to court documents.
Police responded to an apartment in the 600 block of Audrey Lane in Oxon Hill on Monday morning for a report of a cutting, where they took 48-year-old Sean Crawford into custody.
When officers entered the apartment, they found 14-year-old Keyshaun Mason and an 18-year-old suffering from stab wounds. Mason, who was stabbed in the chest, died at the hospital. The surviving victim was stabbed in the shoulder.
According to court documents, Crawford and the victims’ mother were involved in an argument that started Sunday and continued into Monday morning. During the argument, the victims tried to help their mother. Armed with a kitchen knife, Crawford barricaded himself in the master bedroom with the victims’ mom, according to the documents.
At some point, the teens forced their way into the master bedroom in order to ask Crawford to leave the apartment. According to court documents, Crawford then stabbed both of the teenagers with the knife and left the apartment. He was quickly arrested.
Crawford faces murder and attempted murder charges. He is being held without bond.