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Corey Johnson: Jupiter teen charged in fatal BallenIsles stabbing denied bond

Posted: 1:53 PM, Mar 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-23 11:11:03-04
Teen charged as an adult in fatal stabbing
Teen charged as an adult in fatal stabbing

The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing earlier this month is now being charged as an adult.

Corey B. Johnson, 17, of Jupiter was formally charged on Thursday with three felony counts: one count of first degree murder with a deadly weapon and two counts of attempted first-degree murder with a deadly weapon.

A grand jury found there was enough evidence to charge him as an adult in the deadly stabbing of 13-year-old Jovanni Sierra on March 12.  

Johnson is also accused of attempting to murder Elaine Simon and Dane Bancroft.

A judge denied bond during a Friday morning court hearing.