Nearly 1 year after Tristyn Bailey found brutally murdered, teen accused in stabbing appears in court
The now 15-year-old Aiden Fucci, who is charged with first-degree murder in Tristyn Bailey’s death, appeared in court again Thursday, ahead of his scheduled November murder trial. He has pleaded not guilty.
When told of Tristyn Bailey’s death, accused killer asks: ‘How is that my problem?’
St. Johns County detectives investigating the death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey not only found bloody clothes and sneakers in the bedroom of her accused killer -- Aiden Fucci -- but also a notebook containing “drawings of a violent nature.”
Arraignment set for Aiden Fucci’s mother on tampering with evidence charge
The State Attorney’s Office on Friday filed its formal charge of tampering with evidence against Crystal Lane Smith, the mother of Aiden Fucci, the teenager accused in the stabbing death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey in St. Johns County.
Florida boy, 14, held without bond in 13-year-old's death
Aiden Fucci will be tried in adult court and faces a possible life sentence in the stabbing death of Tristyn Bailey earlier this month. Bailey was last seen at a community center in her neighborhood on May 9. During a news conference announcing the charge on Thursday, State Attorney R.J. Larizza said that charging Fucci as an adult was the only choice his office could make.news.yahoo.com
Boy, 14, charged as adult in 13-year-old girl's death
A 14-year-old boy is being charged as an adult in the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old cheerleader whose body was found in the northeast Florida woods earlier this month. The State Attorney's Office in St. Johns County filed a notice Thursday to transfer Aiden Fucci's case from juvenile to adult court after a grand jury indicted him on a first-degree murder charge, according to court records. Investigators said that Fucci had also told several friends that he planned to kill someone, though it wasn't clear whether Bailey was his intended target from the beginning, Larizza said.news.yahoo.com
Teen accused of killing Tristyn Bailey will now be represented by public defender
Aiden Fucci, the 14-year-old charged with second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old schoolmate Tristyn Bailey, will now be represented by the Public Defender’s Office after a judge granted his attorney’s motion to withdraw as counsel on Thursday.
Snapchat photo among social media posts being looked at in Tristyn Bailey investigation
St. Johns County detectives are reviewing social media posts as part of the investigation into the death of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, including a widely-shared photograph showing a teenager in the back seat of a deputy’s cruiser.