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Pa. school stabbing suspect will be an adult by time of juvenile hearing

Pa. school stabbing suspect will be an adult by time of juvenile hearing

PITTSBURGH — A teen charged with stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at a western Pennsylvania high school will be an adult by the time a hearing concludes to determine whether he should be tried in juvenile court. Alex Hribal (RY'-bal) of Murrysville turns 18 on Oct. 1. He was 16 when he took two 8-inch kitchen knives from his home and slashed his way through the hallways of Franklin Regional High School on April 9, 2014. His attorney has been trying to get a Westmoreland County judge to move the case to juvenile court, where Hribal would face incarceration or probation only until he turns 21. A hearing on that request began in June and was supposed to continue...

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