Charges In Murder Of Child Protecting Sister From Rapist

(Richmond, VA) A 16-year-old has been charged in the assault of a young girl and the death of her 8-year-old brother.

Martin Cobb was reportedly protecting his sister when he was hit in the head with a brick during the attack near their home.

Cobb’s sister has been treated for unspecified injuries.

Family members said Martin had a love for toy cars and was always seen riding his bike in the neighborhood.

The 16-year-old was charged with murder and strangulation.