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12-year-old accused of murder rejects plea deal

WOKV - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
Cristian Fernandez is the youngest murder suspect in Jacksonville and as we update his trial we’ve learned he will not accept a plea deal offered by prosecutors. The 12-year-old boy is looking at first-degree murder charges in

Hearing for boy murder suspect moved to Dec. 5

WJXT Jacksonville - The court and all involved parties have agreed to move a hearing for 12-year-old murder suspect Cristian Fernandez from Monday to Dec. 5. Assistant State Attorney Mark Caliel said both sides are still talking about a plea deal, and he “remains hopeful 

Will there be others like Cristian?

Florida Times-Union - 
James Palu, 26, of Inverness, shared his story as the Children’s Campaign talked about the issues surrounding Cristian Fernandez. By The Times-Union The life story of 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez is horrific in every way. It is a painful chronicle of 

Plea deal in the works for 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez

12-year-old Cristian Fernandez is the youngest ever in Jacksonville to be charged with first degree manslaughter as an adult after the death of his 2-year-old half brother David Galarriago in March.

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