The teenager accused of killing Lily Peters will be tried in adult court.
The judge in the case yesterday ruled that the case will not be moved to juvenile court. Lawyers for the suspect, who was 14-years-old at the time, wanted to keep the case out of adult court because of the suspect’s age, and because of the possibility of a life sentence. Peters was killed back in April of 2022, but it’s not clear when her murder trial will begin. The case has been delayed this long because of a full court docket, and because of the back-and-forth over which court would hear the case.