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Ephrata, Washington / Teenage Murder Trial #770920

FNC Evening News for Monday, Mar 15, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Ephrata, Washington: Dan Springer) The controversy over children being tried as adults featured; details given about 13-year-old Jake Eakin†† and Evan Savoie††, who were arrested in February 2003, for the murder of Craig Sorger†† at a park in Ephrata, Washington, and the judge’s decision to try the youths as adults. [District attorney John KNODELL†- says rehabilitation is generally not going to be possible.] [Eakin’s attorney Monty HORMEL†- says charging his client as an adult is wounding the criminal justice system.] [Victim’s father Chuck SORGER†- says age of the criminal does not matter.]

Smith, Shepard;
Springer, Dan

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