Kassandra Sweeney death: New Hampshire minor arrested on charges of killing mother and her two children

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Kassandra Sweeney death: New Hampshire minor arrested on charges of killing mother and her two children

The murders of Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons on August 3 are believed to have been committed by a juvenile, who was arrested and charged by Northfield police on August 11.

The child will be tried as a juvenile and faces three counts of first-degree murder as well as one count of falsifying physical evidence.

Kassandra Sweeney, 25, and her two kids Benjamin and Mason, who were 4 and 1, were killed in a triple homicide, according to the announcement made on Thursday by Attorney General John M. Formella, State Police Col. Nathan Noyes, and Northfield Police Chief John Raffaelly.

When officers arrived last Wednesday just after 11:30 a.m. in response to a 911 request for help, they discovered the three bodies inside their home.

The residence where Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons were fatally slain on August 3 is marked by a bouquet. A juvenile has been charged with three charges of first-degree murder and one count of manipulating physical evidence in relation to their deaths, the NH AG’s office reported today.

Juvenile rules, which safeguard minors’ identities and prohibit the release of any extra information in instances involving them, were cited as the reason why no other information about the adolescent was made public.

It is unknown if the Sweeney family knew the child or had any other information that would have allowed them to identify them, such as their age.

Kassandra Sweeney death

Suspect in Kassandra Sweeney case might be tried as an adult

Geoffrey Ward, senior assistant attorney general for New Hampshire, discussed the arrest

An official involved in the case claims that prosecutors can ask for the offender to be tried as an adult in juvenile cases, and the court will then make the final decision. The official added that he is unable to foresee whether that will happen in this case.

Sean Sweeney, the husband of Kassandra Sweeney, has reportedly been implicated in the murder.

Sean stated in a Facebook post in response to the rumors that he was sick of having his “identity dragged through the mud.”

The post also expressed gratitude to internet users for “outreach and support.”

A GoFundMe page has been setup in memory of Kassandra and her children

A GoFundMe page was started by Kassandra’s cousin to collect money for her memorial and funeral.

The campaign had $50,000 in funding at the time this article was being written.


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