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FILE - In this Sunday, April 7, 2019, file photo, Marie Chockley, a resident of the Timberline Trailer Court, north of Goodfield, Ill., surveys the damage that was caused by a Saturday night fire that killed five residents in a mobile home. A prosecutor says a central Illinois 9-year-old is expected to be charged Tuesday with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deadly mobile home fire. (Kevin Barlow/The Pantagraph via AP, File)
WWJ News
October 09, 2019 - 10:28 am
"It's a tragedy, but at the end of the day, it's charging a very young person with one of the most serious crimes we have."
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Philson and Dismuke
Jamel Marquise Philson, left, and Demaurio Dismuke. No photo available of 13-year-old defendant. (Photos: Dearborn police)
WWJ News
September 13, 2019 - 5:52 pm
"The prosecutor has the discretion to charge anyone over 10 years old with murder."
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WWJ News
August 23, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Defense attorneys argued the victims had been coached.
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In this Monday, May 6, 2019 photo, St. Joseph County Sheriff deputies stand outside the site where a woman was fatally shot in Fawn River Township, Mich. Authorities say a 9-year-old is suspected in the shooting of a woman in her southern Michigan home. (Corky Emrick/Sturgis Journal via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 11:04 am
She believes her brother wanted to scare their mother, not kill her.
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9-year-old boy charged with murder in Michigan
In this Monday, May 6, 2019 photo, St. Joseph County Sheriff deputies stand outside the site where a woman was fatally shot in Fawn River Township, Mich. (Corky Emrick/Sturgis Journal via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 4:08 pm
The young suspect was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation at a state-run juvenile facility, according to the Associated Press.
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