Omaha 16-year-old stabbed in the head last week has died, police say

Accused minor being charged as an adult scheduled to appear in court again Monday to face updated charges, including second-degree murder
The charges against an Omaha teenager accused of stabbing another teen were upgraded to murder after the victim died in the hospital.
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 2:35 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police confirmed Friday that the 16-year-old stabbed in the head last week has died.

Clayton McCue was attacked at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in a west Omaha neighborhood near 180th and Harrison streets. Police have said the investigation showed Christopher DeLong stabbed Clayton in the head in area of South 182nd Avenue and Jefferson Street, between Q and Harrison streets, leaving him critically injured.

Christopher, who turned 16 on Friday, was charged as an adult Monday: first-degree assault and using a weapon to commit a felony.

OPD told 6 News on Friday that its homicide unit was talking with the Douglas County Attorney about what updated charges might be pursued against Christopher.

He is due to appear in court again on Monday. According to the amended complaint, prosecutors want to update his charges to second-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony.

Clayton’s family has posted on GoFundMe for anyone who wishes to donate.

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