VERSAILLES, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana boy who was 13 when he allegedly killed two of his two younger siblings will likely be tried as an grownup of their suffocation deaths.
A Ripley County choose discovered Nickalas J. Kedrowitz competent to face trial earlier than waiving him into grownup court docket on Aug. 30. His double-murder trial is scheduled to start Feb. 18, 2020.
Kedrowitz, who’s now 15, was arrested in August 2018 within the Could 2017 killing of his 23-month-old half-sister, Desiree McCartney, and the July 2017 killing of his 11-month-old stepbrother, Nathaniel Ritz.
Each have been slain on the household’s residence in Osgood, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) southeast of Indianapolis.
Ripley County Prosecutor Richard Hertel tells the Madison Courier that Indiana legislation permits juveniles as younger as 12 to be tried as adults for homicide.
Data from: The Madison Courier, http://www.madisoncourier.com