Teen Charged In N.J. Murders To Be Tried As Adult
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) ― A teenager charged in the slayings of a couple found buried in the yard of a Camden home earlier this year has agreed to face trial as an adult.
Keenan Wideman, 17, of Pennsauken -- one of 10 people charged in the deaths -- agreed Wednesday to have his case transferred out of juvenile court.
Authorities say he took part in the Feb. 22 killings of 23-year-old Michael Hawkins of Mount Holly and 18-year-old Ashley Huff of Cinnaminson. Authorities say both were beaten for several hours before they were killed and buried in the home's back yard.
The suspects range in age from 14 to 24.
The charges against three other youths charged in the case remain in juvenile court.