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10-year-old arrested in death of Midville woman, 31

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 5:58 PM
Last updated Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 11:04 PM
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A youth who has been linked to the Friday death of 31-year-old Jennifer Albright in Burke County, Ga., had a detention hearing Tuesday.

The 10-year-old was sent to Augusta Youth Development Campus and is being represented by Pete Theodocion. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Pittman Morris and presided over by Judge Willie Saunders.

Albright was found dead in her Midville home with a single gunshot wound. Three children who were in the home were unharmed.

Officers responded to what they thought was a home invasion, but it was later determined a “domestic situation involving juveniles,” Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey said.

The sheriff’s office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation investigated.

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seenitB4 01/03/12 - 07:24 pm
A 10 year old killed this

A 10 year old killed this woman??

Now I know how oldtimers felt years ago when they said...."What is this world coming to?"

kiwiinamerica 01/03/12 - 08:21 pm
A fifth grader........a

A fifth grader........a freakin' fifth grader did this? He's probably sitting in his cell at the Youth Development Campus watching "Arthur" or "Barney" on PBS.

.......*shaking head*..........

We live in a "culture of death" and no mistake. Parents killing their kids (before and after birth) and kids killing their parents. God help us.

hope7 01/03/12 - 09:37 pm
Those children were not

Those children were not unharmed if they were in the home when this happened. They will be hurt mentally and spiritually and could be hurt physically from trauma years from now. Please get them counselors and compassionate people to guide them.

karlsruhe13 01/04/12 - 02:35 am
Channel News 12 reported this

Channel News 12 reported this evening how great Waynesboro's new Chief of Police was doing during his first year in office. The report showed crime reduction in many areas. All this, while reporting first, that a ten years old in behind bars on suspicion of murdering his stepmother. I guess that they did not want to yank the stupid report of the scheduled time because of lack of better news. I think that a new area should have been included on the report: "Children Major Crimes"

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