Judge Delays Hearing for Teen Murder Suspect

Judge Delays Hearing for Teen Murder Suspect

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(KSL News) A judge has postponed the hearing on whether a 15-year-old boy should be tried as an adult in the death of another teen.

The boy's mother had requested a new attorney. Juvenile Court Judge Thomas Higbee granted the change yesterday and postponed the hearing for at least 45 days.

Judge Delays Hearing for Teen Murder Suspect

The boy is charged with murder and sexual assault in the death of 15-year-old Keely Hall. Hall was found strangled on Jan. 10 in Dixie Downs Park in St. George.

Prosecutors have filed a motion to try him as an adult.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)

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