Who was Jayden Perkins? Chicago boy, 11, who was stabbed to death while protecting his pregnant mom from her ex-boyfriend.

Jayden Perkins, 11, died protecting his pregnant mother from her ex-boyfriend, Crosetti Brand, who fatally stabbed him in the chest. Brand, 37, was arrested after forcing entry into their residence. Perkins, a beloved student, succumbed to his injuries. His mother is in critical condition. Brand, recently paroled, faces multiple charges. Perkins is remembered as a bright, athletic, and compassionate child.

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