Kerby Revelus, 23, fatally stabbed his 17-year-old sister and chopped his 5-year-old sister head in front of a police officer and then turned to his 9-year-old sister with a knife before officers shot him dead.Neighbors and friends said Kerby Revelus seemed confused after returning home several months ago from time in jail.A neighbor, Abdul Kamara, noticed Revelus walking down Belvoir Street as people headed to work, talking nonsensically and taking swigs from a bottle in a brown bag. Kerby talk cryptically about God's purpose for him but other times acted hostile.
"Sometimes he was friendly, and sometimes he would just lose it," said Kamara, 24. "Ever since he came out [of jail] the second time, he wasn't the same."
More details came out about Kerby Revelus, 23, who had been depressed because his criminal record kept him from finding a job.
Revelus stabbed two of his sisters to death and attacked a third sister in their Massachusets family home late Saturday afternoon.
Police received a call of a domestic disturbance at the Revelus home, and officers arrived at the house in less than a minute.
Police kicked in an upstairs door, only to watch Revelus, armed with a kitchen knife, grab his 5-year-old sister, Bianca, and cut off her head. Kerby then went to the bedroom and turned the knife on 9-year-old Saraphina and began stabbing her. A third sister, 17-year-old Samantha, already had been stabbed to death in the same room.
Phone tapes recorded the arrival of police on the second floor and officers ordering Kerby Revelus to "Stop!" and "Get down!"
Kerby Revelus didn't listen. "It was like the officers weren't even there," he said.
Police shot Kerby Revelus dead and one of the officers rushed Saraphina out of the house. She was taken to Boston Medical Center with multiple stab wounds. Police said yesterday that she was recovering and with her parents. Police attempts to resuscitate Samantha were unsuccessful.
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