Lawrence juvenile charged with first-degree murder

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Lawrence juvenile charged with first-degree murder

Cheryl Cadue | PIO

March 20, 2023 4:26 pm

Updated: August 18, 2023 4:27 pm

Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez announced today that a Lawrence 17 year old has been charged with first degree murder of a Lawrence 14 year old.

The State will seek to prosecute the 17 year old as an adult.

The 17 year old is currently in custody with a detention hearing scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, in the juvenile division.

The arrest was the result of an investigation by the Lawrence Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

This individual should be considered innocent until proven guilty.

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