Texas teen claims he was sleeping when he allegedly stabbed his twin sister to death, court records say

Benjamin Elliott, 17, has been charged with murder in the death of his sister, Meghan Elliott, 17. He told officers he awoke in her bedroom with a knife in her neck, FOX 26 of Houston reported. 

When Elliott realized he wasn’t dreaming, the twin says he removed the knife, turned on the light, and applied pressure to the wound, the court documents stated. He later ran to his room to grab his phone and call 911.

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He was arrested Wednesday and booked in Harris County Jail, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. 

Benjamin Elliott, 17, is accused of stabbing his twin sister to death in Texas on Wednesday morning. (Harris County Sheriff's Office)

Benjamin Elliott, 17, is accused of stabbing his twin sister to death in Texas on Wednesday morning. (Harris County Sheriff’s Office)

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