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16-year-old Frederick Fair suspect to remain in juvenile system

Posted at 8:02 PM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 20:02:32-05

FREDERICK, Md. — The 16-year-old suspect involved in an attack that killed a man at the Great Frederick Fair will remain in the juvenile system pending the conclusion of proceedings.

The 15-year-old suspect is charged with manslaughter, 1st degree assault, and 2nd degree assault.

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According to officials, during a waiver hearing on Friday, prosecutors made an argument for the two of them to be charged as adults.

The Judge denied the State’s waiver motion for the 16-year-old co-respondent in a written opinion February 18th.

The Judge will issue his order for the 15-year-old next week.