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Man charged with murder after mother and son killed in North Memphis quintuple stabbing Saturday

Leaudre Isabell is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder after five people were stabbed in North Memphis Saturday.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two people, including a child, are dead and two others in critical condition after a stabbing attack in North Memphis early Saturday morning. 

According to Memphis Police, officers responded to a wounding call around 12:25 a.m. Saturday at the 2000 block of Hubert Avenue and located five stabbing victims. 

Officers arrived to find one victim, Pamela Isabell, unresponsive and not breathing. She was pronounced dead on the scene while another, a 7-year-old child, was transported to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and pronounced dead. 

Two more victims were transported to Regional One Health in critical condition, while a third victim, a 9-year-old child, was transported to Le Bonheur in critical condition. 

All three remain in extremely critical condition in their respective hospitals.

MPD said all five victims appear to have suffered sharp force trauma. 

Police arrested 23-year-old Leaudre Isabell, Pamela's brother, in connection to the attack and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder. 

Officers were able to arrest Isabell from statements given by two of the victims, who identified Isabell as the person responsible for the attacks. 

MPD also interviewed the surviving child and that child told them that Isabell, who he referred to as "Uncle Lil Boy," was responsible for the attack. 

Isabell appeared in court on Monday, April 25, and requested a public defender. He's due back in court on May 4.

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