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12-year-old accused of killing 4-month-old won't be charged as adult

Posted at 1:47 PM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 13:47:48-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  The 12-year-old boy accused of killing a 4-month-old relative  in West Palm Beach will not be charged as an adult.

Investigators said the boy confessed to smothering the baby Dec. 12, 2015 with a pillow because the baby wouldn't stop crying.

The Palm Beach County State Attorney' Office says that the 12-year-old will remain in the juvenile justice system.