Two teenage boys in Missouri enjoyed playing cops and robbers, they often used toy guns or blow guns until one boy used a knife. Michael Barton, a 17 year old boy, was playing with his neighborhood friend, Quantel Lotts, a 14 year old boy, when the game to a turn for the worst and Quantel stabbed Michael. Michael died when he reached the hospital. Lotts was sentenced to life without a chance of parole and is one of the 73 cases in which a person has been sentenced to this extent while in between the ages of 13 and 14.