10th-grader admits to murdering parents because they ‘took away his iPod’

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NORFOLK, Va. (WGHP) – A 10th-grader in Virginia is facing charges for allegedly murdering his parents after he says he became tired of their punishments.

Prosecutors say 16-year-old Vincent Parker attacked his mother as she came out of a bathroom in their home.

According to WGHP, he told police he doused his mother with pepper spray, stabbed her in the eye, and then beat her in the face and head with a baseball bat and a crowbar “until she stopped breathing.”

When Vincent’s father, Wayne, came home, police say his son attacked him with a crowbar and then stabbed him several times.

Parker lived long enough to tell police what happened before he died.

Vincent told investigators, “I just remember getting mad. It’s all from my dad. All this stuff like my dad taking away my iPod and stuff.”

He will be sentenced as an adult and has already pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder.


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