Neighbors defend 14-year-old Noel Estevez, who is accused of stabbing classmate Timothy Crump to death


Neighbors say Estevez was repeatedly teased about his mother, who is battling a drug problem.

Neighbors are coming to the defense of a 14-year-old accused of stabbing one of his classmates to death, claiming he was a target for bullies.

Police say Noel Estevez stabbed 14-year-old Timothy Crump multiple times in the stomach outside I.S. 117, the Joseph H. Wade Middle School, following a fight at around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Neighbors say the two were once close friends, but their...

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