A 12-year-old boy angry because his half-brother had gone out to play beat the 6-year-old to death and stuffed his body in a freezer, the younger boy's father said.

Howard Henderson said his son, Terry E. Henderson, was beaten to death Thursday night with a baseball bat.Bessemer police would not comment on the case. But Henderson said the older boy killed Terry and stashed his body.

"I don't understand what happened," Henderson said. "The child's mother called and said something happened to Terry and come here quick."