BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 17-year-old Delaware girl has been sentenced to time in a juvenile facility for her role in the death of a 16-year-old following a fight in a school bathroom.
The teen is set to spend six months in the facility after being convicted of criminally negligent homicide back in April in the death of Amy Joyner-Francis.READ MORE: Job Fair Aims To Help Candidates Find Path Out Of COVID-19 Pandemic
An autopsy revealed Joyner-Francis died as a result of a pre-existing heart condition, but that the cardiac incident would not have occurred if she had not been assaulted back in April 2016 at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington.READ MORE: 83-Year-Old Man John Lomax Jr. Killed In Reisterstown Crash
A 17-year-old co-defendant who was convicted for helping plan the attack was given 18 months of probation.
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