14-year-old stabbing victim identified by Washoe County

Published: Feb. 21, 2023 at 4:30 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - FEB. 22 UPDATE: The 14-year-old girl who died has been identified as Chloe Edwards of Reno.

The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office says she was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: A 14-year-old girl is facing open murder charges after allegedly stabbing another 14-year-old girl in the North Valleys. Reno Police said the victim was involved in a fight with the suspect on Soft Winds Drive Sunday afternoon. Investigators say a 15-year-old boy at the scene had a knife and threatened a second victim. After the stabbing, the stabbing victim was taken to a home on Red Barron Boulevard.

A REMSA ambulance took the victim to Renown Medical Center where she died. The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office said in a release she had been stabbed in the chest.

The two suspects were arrested Tuesday. The 14-year-old girl faces charges of open murder and challenging someone to a fight with a deadly weapon. The 15-year-old boy is accused of assault with a deadly weapon.

None of the names of the people involved in the incident have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.