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Child rapist used hammer to kill 8-year-old boy who tried to stop him from raping his 7-year-old sister

By Mason White 5:21 PM October 9, 2017
Elizabeth Salone with her children
Elizabeth Salone with her children
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) A young boy lost his life while trying to protect his sister from getting raped by his mother’s former boyfriend, according to police in California.

Sacramento police said that they have arrested 23-year-old Deandre Chaney Jr. after being accused of killing 8-year-old Dante Daniels and raping the boy’s sister, 7-year-old Danae, as well as assaulting the children’s mother, 27-year-old Elizabeth Salone.

Chaney has been charged with murder, attempted murder and lewd acts with a child under 14.

He was booked into jail and is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday, at around 1:00 a.m.

Salone left her children alone with Chaney while taking her brother to work.

Chaney then went into Danae’s bedroom and began sexually assaulting her.

Dante heard her sister crying and came to her aid.

Chaney grabbed a hammer and knife and killed the boy for stopping the rape.

When Salone came home, she heard Danae crying.

She rushed into Danae’s bedroom and saw Chaney committing a lewd act on the child.

Chaney then used the hammer to attack Salone.

Salone was left blind in one eye as a result of the attack.