#RIPAmy: Lawyer Says Charged Teen Didn’t Expect School Fight To End In Death

These tragedies needs to be addressed & also demand the attention of the VILLAGE… #stopTheViolence


The lawyer for the Delaware 16-year old high school student charged with killing Amy Joyner-Francis says their **client was not aware that the fight would lead to death. According to the Associated Press, in a statement, attorney John Deckers says his client is a good student and has no prior disciplinary history involving fighting.  

His client, who is accused of repeatedly hitting Joyner-Francis in the girls bathroom at Wilmington’s Howard High School of Technology, is currently charged with criminally negligent homicide for the April 21 attack. Prosecutors want to charge Deckers’ client as an adult for her alleged crime, but he wants the court to reconsider.

“The altercation was between two teens who knowingly and willingly entered the bathroom for that purpose,” he said.

“The possible…

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