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That teenage neighbor, who is said to have mercilessly bound, choked, stabbed and attempted to rape Maddy, was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to a state Division of Juvenile Justice facility, where he will be eligible for release in as early as three-and-a-half years. Adrian Gonzalez sat before Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge John Salazar and a courtroom filled to its limited seating capacity for his sentencing, two weeks after he pleaded guilty to all charges against him. If Gonzalez had been found guilty of murder in adult proceedings, he may have been sentenced to a life term in prison.
Gonzalez, who admitted on tape to the crime, "did not suit the juvenile system," Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge John Salazar said in his ruling. According to the Santa Cruz Sentinelthe decision was made Tuesday after a nine-week "transfer hearing" to move Gonzalez from the county's juvenile justice system which continues to work with wards until the age of 23 to its adult jail and eventually, court.
Stay up to date! After a frantic search, her body was discovered in a nearby dumpster. The jury is going to have to see it all.
And you can't un-see things. One of the witnesses said A. The boy had a history of neglect and suffered from depression. Salazar summarized the testimony from many doctors and psychiatric professionals called throughout the case.
Maddy's grandfather, Dan Middleton, was similarly relived. He caught police attention by lurking around the trash bins on the first floor of the complex while the search for Middleton was taking place, news reports at the time saidand was even standing nearby watching as they searched the bin where the body was discovered. Share this. Gonzalez pled not guilty to first-degree murder, with the special circumstances of sexual assault, kidnapping, and lying in wait following his arrest, and has remained in custody without bail since.
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Following the ruling, Gonzalez was transferred to Santa Cruz County Jail, where he will await trial with the adult inmates. News reports in June of promised a trial in February of — but obviously that didn't happen, as just this week a judge determined that the now year-old Gonzalez, when he is tried, will do so as an adult. His first hearing in the now-adult case is scheduled for November, with a trial date that has yet to be determined.
A thenyear-old neighbor named Adrian Jerry Gonzalez was arrested, with officials saying that the boy had raped and strangled the child before dumping her in the trash. Gonzalez, who police say knew Maddy, allegedly lured the child to his family's apartment, where he allegedly attacked and killed her.
The teen suspect at the center of a high-profile child killing will be tried as an adult, officials said this week. He said others found A. According to Gonzalez's defense attorney, Larry Biggam, his client suffers from autism and attention-deficit disorder and "can be rehabilitated," NBC Bay Area reports. We heard the details.