A juvenile charged in the killings of three convenience store employees could face life imprisonment without parole if he stands trial as an adult, an assistant district attorney said Friday.
The District Attorneys office has not yet addressed if the state will seek to prosecute the juvenile as an adult. The child is younger than 16. His identity has not been released to the public.
An adult charged with murder would have a probable cause hearing in district court, and, if probable cause was found, the case would go to superior court, Assistant District Attorney Faris Dixon said.
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