Grandfather fatally stabs 8-year-old grandson in Richland Hills

The Richland Hills Police Department is investigating the cutting death of a young boy.

At 7:50am this morning, Richland Hills police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3500 block of Labadie Drive for reports of an injured child. Emergency responders arrived to find the young boy deceased from a cut wound.

Police arrested a 62-year-old man near the scene who has been identified as the victim’s grandfather. He was transported to the Joint Detention Center at North Richland Hills Police Department where he is being held for Capital Murder and awaiting arraignment.

This is still an ongoing active investigation, however, based on the initial investigation it is believed that no other suspects are involved. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Richland Hills Police Department Detectives at 817-616-3788 or Those wishing to remain anonymous can go to or call 817-469-TIPS.