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Criminal – Murder – Robbery – Defendant’s Statements (access required)

A defendant’s status as a 14-year-old at the time he confessed to robbing and murdering his uncle, along with two other teenage accomplices, was not a basis for refusing to admit his statements to police, the Court of Appeals holds. In concluding that defendant’s Miranda waiver was knowing and intelligent, the trial court specifically noted it ...