Two boys, ages 14 and 13, are arrested 'for stabbing a 47-year-old homeless man to death when he refused to give them $20'

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Two boys have been arrested for the brutal stabbing death of a 47-year-old homeless man in Adelphi, Maryland.

Elias Portillo, 14, and another unnamed boy, 13, have been arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder for the July 27 death of Francisco Sagastizado, Prince George's County Police announced Thursday.

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The second boy is not being named because he is being charged as a juvenile. Portillo on the other hand, is being charged as an adult, so his name and mugshot have been released to the public. In Maryland, children can be charged as adults in serious crimes starting at the age of 14.

Police say the two boys killed the homeless man the morning of July 27, after he refused to give them $20.

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Someone found the victim unresponsive and called Maryland-National Capital Park Police at 8:10am.

When police got to the scene, Sagastizado was pronounced dead. They say he had suffered multiple stab wounds.

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They say the teens left the homeless man's body in the woods, about 15 to...
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