TJ Lane to be Moved to Adult Jail
CHARDON, Ohio — The teen accused of carrying out a deadly shooting at Chardon High School earlier this year will be moved to an adult detention facility.
According to a document from the Geauga County Common Pleas Court, Judge David Fuhry ordered that 17-year-old T.J. Lane be transferred to Geauga County Safety Center on Monday, September 24, 2012.
Lane will turn 18 on September 19.
The Portage-Geauga Detention Center, where Lane has been held since his arrest, requested the move.
Lane is charged with aggravated murder, attempted aggravated murder and felonious assault in connection to the February shooting at Chardon High School.
Lane has pleaded not guilty to firing the shots that killed Daniel Parmertor, 16, Demetrius Hewlin, 17, and Russell King, Jr., 17, as they waited in the school cafeteria to catch a bus to a vocational school on Feb. 27.
Lane is also accused of wounding students Joy Rickers and Nick Walczak. A sixth student, Nate Mueller, was grazed by a bullet.
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