The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi49° Sunny

Tonight

Lo28° Clear

Sunday

Hi49° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Snow

Monday

Hi48° Slight Chc Snow

Monday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi42° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi47° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Colville boy gets four years for intent to murder

Send to Kindle
Print This

COLVILLE — A Stevens County judge was asked Wednesday to decide whether the shackled 11-year-old boy seated before him, convicted of conspiring to murder a female classmate, posed a threat to society or was a victim of its failures.

Ordering a sentence of more than four years, Judge Allen Nielson said releasing him would be a disservice to the community, rocked by the revelation in February that two Fort Colville Elementary students had smuggled weapons into the school with what police said was an intent to kill.

View my options or Sign in