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Parents of teen charged in school shooting to stand trial

A judge on Thursday ordered the parents of a 15-year-old boy charged with killing four students at his Michigan high school to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.

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A judge on Thursday ordered the parents of a 15-year-old boy charged with killing four students at his Michigan high school to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.

Highlights

  • Ethan Crumbley is charged as an adult with first-degree murder, assault with intent to murder, terrorism and gun charges in the Nov.
  • 30 shooting at Oxford High School.
  • The 15-year-old is accused of killing four students and a teacher at the Michigan school.
  • Ethan’s parents are accused of making the gun used in the shooting available to the teen.
  • The couple is also accused of failing to intervene when he showed signs of mental distress at home and at school.
  • The teen’s counselor testified Thursday that he told the teen’s parents at that meeting that he believed their son was a threat to himself and needed mental health support.