Schoolboy stabbed disabled girl up to 60 times after taking her to a park, a court heard.
Her body was found in a field off Highsted Road in Sittingbourne, Kent, just after 8am last Thursday before paramedics rushed her to a London hospital where she remains unconscious.
The accused 16-year-old was known to the victim and was charged with attempted murder. Attorney Andrew Jones said the victim was stabbed 'around 50 to 60 times' and is in a critical condition.
The court was told that the victim, who has difficulty walking long distances remains hospitalized in a critical condition.
He added that the teen was involved with the victim in 'some sort of relationship' and had invited her to walk with him after picking her up from her home.
When the victim, who struggles to walk long distances began to fall, behind the boy allegedly carried her to a secluded park known as The Orchards.
In the wake of the attack, which occurred late on Wednesday night and into the early hours of Thursday, it is not known whether the victim will survive the stab wounds that resulted from the attack.
The boy did not enter a plea as his solicitor said they are waiting for a full psychiatric assessment. He was remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on August 23.