COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who may face life in prison in the stabbing death of a central Ohio jogger has a court hearing after being indicted.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says the teen was living in a group foster home when he repeatedly stabbed 55-year-old Jane Juergens in a park in suburban Westerville in October, then tossed his knife into a wooded area.
The teen was indicted Tuesday on one count of murder and one count of tampering with evidence. His arraignment was scheduled Wednesday in Franklin County court.
The prosecutor says the teen is expected to plead guilty within a week and, if convicted, face life in prison with parole eligibility after 18 years.
Court records don't list an attorney for the teen.