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Great-Grandmother of Stabbed Seven-Year-Old Stabbed Says She Remains Fragile

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The family of the seven-year-old girl stabbed in East New York says she remains fragile after returning home from the hospital.

Mikayla Capers' great-grandmother Regenia Trevathan held one of the girl's dolls as she addressed the media outside the family's home in Brooklyn.

She says Mikayla is still readjusting to life after she and her six-year-old friend P.J. Avitto were attacked on June 1.

P.J. died from his wounds.

Trevathan says Mikayla needs time to heal from the trauma of multiple stab wounds.

"She's very fragile right now. She's very fragile, you know. She wants to ride her bike. She's going through so much. Sometimes I just have to wrap my arms around her," Trevathan says.

Trevathan wouldn't say whether Mikayla knows what happened to P.J.

Daniel St. Hubert, 27, is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with the attack.

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