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10-year-old boy beats 90-year-old woman to death because she yelled at him (video)

By Mason White 4:56 PM December 14, 2014
Tristen Kurilla 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A young boy was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing an elderly woman because she yelled at him, police in Pennsylvania said.

Wayne County Police said that the 10-year-old boy was charged as an adult, and has been locked up in an adult prison.

According to the police investigation, Tristen Kurilla fatally beat the 90-year-old woman in his grandfather’s home. The boy’s grandfather had been caring for Helen Novak.

The boy became furious when he went into the house to ask Novak a question and she yelled at him. The child told investigators that he became angry, grabbed a stick and put it around the neck of Novak.

He hit the woman several times in the throat and stomach while holding her down on a bed.

Prison officials said that the boy is supplied with books and movies, and a certified teacher helps him keep up with his studies.

The boy is the youngest child in the U.S. in an adult prison facility.