Marmolejo transferred to adult jail - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Marmolejo transferred to adult jail

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(WMC-TV) – The teenager accused of stabbing his principal to death will be tried as an adult and has been transferred to 201 Poplar.

Eduardo Marmolejo is charged with killing principal Suzette York inside the Memphis Junior Academy last month.

The 16-year-old's attorneys tried to prevent the transfer by saying Marmolejo was incompetent to stand trial.

In Juvenile Court, a psychologist testified that the teen had a blurred sense of reality. The doctor said Marmolejo had fantasies that he was a ninja warrior.

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