Within the newest replace within the stunning story that noticed a photographer killed as she shot senior portraits, the 2 16-year-olds accountable are as a consequence of be tried as adults. The pair are charged with homicide, involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault, and reckless murder, after they pushed a big log over a cliff, whereas she was taking footage under.
The choice was made by a decide in Ohio, the place the 2 boys are as a consequence of be tried on the Courtroom of Widespread Pleas. As per NBC4i, if convicted, they might be imprisoned for all times.
Photographer Victoria Schafer was simply 44, and in the course of taking portraits at Hocking Hills State Park two months in the past when she was killed. The pair accountable have been named as 16-year-old Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley. Their involvement got here to gentle after one texted a good friend to say he “did one thing severe.” Officers later dominated the falling tree was not the results of nature, and Ohio Crime Stoppers supplied a $10,000 reward for anybody who might present data resulting in an arrest. Upon being taken into custody, the boys admitted “forcing a 74-pound sign off a cliff,” which fell greater than 75 toes earlier than hitting Schafer.
They’ve been points a bond of $100,000 every.