15-Year-Old Charged In Deadly Fair Assault Appears In Court Today for Deposiiton Hearing

The teen and his 16-year-old brother with charged in connection with the death of John Weed

Frederick, Md. (DG) – The 15-year-old boy who was involved in a deadly assault last year at the Great Frederick Fair has a deposition hearing this afternoon.

The hearing will determine if the youth should remain in custody until he completes a six- to eight-month program, or will be allowed to complete the program with relatives.

The 15-year-old and his 16-year-old brother were arrested following the assault of 59-year-old John Weed of Mount Airy last September. Weed died the next day.

In April the teen pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.