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2 Va teens to be tried as adults in fatal shooting

Thursday - 2/27/2014, 12:05pm  ET

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) -- Two Spotsylvania teenagers charged in the fatal shooting of another teen will be tried as adults.

The Free Lance-Star ( ) reports that a Spotsylvania Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge certified the charges against 17-year-old Steven Foster and 15-year-old Douglas Hayes on Wednesday. Judge Philip Fines sent the case to the grand jury.

Foster and Hayes are each charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Police found the body of 18-year-old Jayson Marquis Syrkes last December along a wood line behind his home in Spotsylvania.


Information from: The Free Lance-Star,

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