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Teenage murder suspect appears in court

A 16-year-old Sydney youth is scheduled to appear back in court Dec. 15 after making a brief court appearance yesterday on a host of charges including second-degree murder.

A 16-year-old Sydney youth is scheduled to appear back in court Dec. 15 after making a brief court appearance yesterday on a host of charges including second-degree murder.

The male, who cannot be identified, is charged in connection with the weekend stabbing death of a 17-year-old Glace Bay girl, whose name is also prohibited from publication.

Police were called to a home in Whitney Pier shortly after 6 p.m. Friday where they discovered the body of a young girl.

Crown attorney Dan MacRury said should the teenager be convicted of murder, the Crown would be seeking to have him sentenced as an adult.

 
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