Teen accused of murder to be tried as an adult

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SALT LAKE CITY - A boy accused of killing a man at a West Valley City golf course will be tried as an adult. Thursday, a 3rd District judge granted the prosecution's request to try 15-year-old Antonie Hunter Farani as an adult for the murder of JoJo Brandstatt.

Police say Brandstatt was killed on Feb. 5. They believe the murder was gang-related and was motivated because Brandstatt was wearing the wrong color.

Farani was 14 at the time of the murder.

His arraignment on adult murder charges is scheduled for Dec. 13, and the judge set the bail for $1 million.

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