NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - SIESTA KEY, FL (WHDH) — A Massachusetts teen was arrested after allegedly stabbing two family members while on vacation in Florida.
According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the family was on vacation at Siesta Key.
The stabbing happened late Wednesday night.
When officers arrived, they found the victim and her 14-year-old son, both suffering from multiple injuries.
Police said reports came in that the suspect had been located nearby.
Gust Ramgren, 16, provided a full confession to stabbing his mother and younger brother.
Ramgren attends Newton South High School and lives in Framingham.
According to the police report, Ramgren’s younger brother said he thought he was going to die.
Police said Ramgren told them the family was having a good time vacationing away from Massachusetts, where his mother is a second grade teacher in Newton.
Ramgren now faces two counts of attempted second degree murder.
Both victims remain hospitalized in critical condition.
Newton Public Schools Superintendent David Fleishman released a statement Thursday afternoon:
We are heartbroken to learn of the tragedy in Florida involving the Ramgren family. Our thoughts are with Melissa and her family as we pray for their recovery. This news is especially jarring as we prepare for a new school year. We will provide every support necessary to our faculty, staff, families, and students during this incredibly difficult time.
An investigation is ongoing.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family members recover: https://www.gofundme.com/melissaramgren.
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