Teenage Murder Suspect Will Face Adult Charges in Ridgeway Murder

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The Colorado teenager accused of abducting and killing 10 year-old Jessica Ridgeway of Westminster made his first appearance in juvenile court Thursday. Prosecutors say 17 year-old Austin Reed Sigg has confessed to the murder. The Jefferson County District Attorney says Sigg will be tried as an adult. CPR’s Anna Panoka spoke with CU-Boulder law professor Aya Gruber about that decision.

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