Teen Killed Boy, 5, With Bowling Ball
He pleads guilty, will go to jail for 23 years
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 6, 2013 1:40 PM CST
This photo provided by the Fort Worth, Texas Police Dept. shows Sida Osman, 5.   (AP Photo/Fort Worth Police Handout)

(Newser) – A 14-year-old North Texas boy has pleaded guilty to fatally beating a 5-year-old with a bowling ball after becoming irritated when the child kept asking to be taken to the store. Sida Osman was found dead in the backyard of a vacant Fort Worth home in June, a day after he was reported missing while riding his bike. Authorities say the teen had told others that he struck the 5-year-old twice in the head with the ball when the boy kept pestering him.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the teen pleaded guilty today to capital murder and will be incarcerated for 23 years as part of a last-minute plea agreement. Authorities are not identifying the Fort Worth teen because he's a juvenile.

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Ezekiel 25:17
Nov 9, 2013 4:00 PM CST
My last time, I promise. You know, Obama the other day said the boy with the bowling ball could have been his.......
sageguy
Nov 8, 2013 8:21 AM CST
Every time I see a new story like this I think humans have sunk to a new low. Then there's another story.
okaragozian
Nov 8, 2013 6:37 AM CST
The punishment should be that the teen should be killed with a beating with a balling ball.