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Leila Fowler's brother charged with murder: He's 'quiet and reserved'
Leila Fowler's brother charged with murder: He's 'quiet and reserved'

The 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler was expected to make his first appearance in juvenile court Wednesday after being charged with second-degree murder in his 8-year-old sister's death. Attorney Mark Reichel said his client also faced a special allegation that he used a dangerous weapon in the April 27 stabbing. The boy is due in court at 11:45 a.m., Reichel said. Reichel declined to go into detail about the case, saying he had not yet received evidence from prosecutors. But he said the boy and his family were "doing remarkably well under the circumstances." "He's a shy, quiet and reserved boy," Reichel said. Calaveras County authorities allege the...

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