JOHNSON COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - The Johnson County Sheriff's Office said a 6-year-old who was stabbed by a relative has died.

The department said the girl was stabbed in the early hours of May 10 and died at Arkansas Childrens Hospital in Little Rock around noon Thursday.

According to the sheriff's office, the girl's family found a relative, 21-year-old Kou Her, in her room in the middle of the night. When family members tried to get the suspect out, he reportedly attacked them with a knife and a pair of scissors. Three people were stabbed or cut.

The child's name will not be released until an autopsy has been conducted.

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