An ISIS-inspired teenage confessed to killing a 13-year-old boy during a sleepover in Flordia.
Corey Johnson, a 17-year-old Islam convert, is facing murder charges for killing a young teen early Monday morning. Johnson said the fatal stabbing was connected to his religious faith.
Johnson also stabbed two others multiple times in the home.
CBS 12 reports
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Investigators said the 17-year-old accused of killing a 13-year-old boy, and stabbing a mother and her teen son at a home in Palm Beach Gardens, had been the focus of an FBI bulletin due to reports about his violent tendencies. Police say he converted to Islam, watched violent videos online and admitted to the stabbings due to his religious beliefs.
According to a news report, the FBI did not arrest him in 2017 because the agency “believed a redirection approach would be the most beneficial regarding his conduct.”
Teen murder suspect confessed to stabbing 3 in Palm Beach Gardens, killing 13 year old boy, due to his religious beliefs. Converted to Islam, watched violent videos. Latest at 3.https://t.co/uVDRan75Tf pic.twitter.com/1ejY6tquai
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