Coleville boys are competent to stand trial, says judge
News coming in to a wet San Francisco today is about the murder trial in Colville, Washington that involves fifth-graders.
In that trial, two fifth graders have been accused of trying to murder a third fifth-grader.
According to one report, it was on March 29th, Friday that a judge ruled that the two children, ages 10 and 11, were competent to stand trial. The two are aware of the consequences of what they intended to do.
The two children are remaining anonymous because of their ages.
They have both admitted to wanting to kill another fifth grader. One was to attack the girl with a knife, while the other was to hold off anybody wanting to help, with a gun.
A third student, for the sum of $80, was told about the plan but was supposed to keep quiet about it. It was that student who let others know of the upcoming incident.
As a result of that fifth-grader speaking up, the gun, a full clip, and a knife were discovered.
A hand-written note was also found with the weapons in which seven steps to the killing were laid out. In addition, the girl who was to be killed was going to be raped, says the tapeunit.com
“What a terrible thing, when we have children killing children. What is the world coming to?” says San Francisco resident, Alice Marshall.
The two juveniles involved in the Coleville, Washington, murder plot were interviewed and they showed no remorse for what they intended to do.
According to an tapeunit.com report, the 10-year-old was asked, “Did it bother you, you were going to kill that girl?”
He replied simply, “No.”
When asked what the girl had done that merited being targeted, the children said only that she had been “rude.”
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