Eight-year-old Dante Daniels was killed in Sacramento while trying to protect his seven-year-old sister from rape by their mother’s lover.
Police said that the 23-year-old murderer broke into the home of his mistress, Elizabeth Salone, 28, attacked her daughter, Danae, with a knife, and hit her on her left eye, and then tried to rape her.
Her brother Dante defended her, but the man hit him with a hammer on his head and body several times. The boy died six days after the accident
The police arrested the boy’s killer and charged him with murder, attempted murder, and child molestation.
They donated the deceased boy’s heart to a four-year-old boy from California