LANSING — A second teenager has been charged with homicide in reference to the dying of 18-year-old Noah Sisung.
The 16-year-old boy will probably be tried in juvenile courtroom, mentioned Chief Assistant Prosecuting Lawyer Mike Cheltenham.
Sisung was shot and killed Oct. 22. He was unresponsive when police discovered him behind the wheel of his pickup, crashed right into a tree at South Pennsylvania Avenue and Kendon Drive.
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A 13-year-old was charged in juvenile courtroom in mid-November with Sisung’s dying. The State Journal shouldn’t be naming both teenager as a result of they don’t seem to be charged as adults.
Cheltenham declined to elaborate on why the 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile. He mentioned “all charging choices are based mostly on the details and circumstances of the actual case.”
Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon mentioned she has not had an opportunity to assessment the 16-year-old’s case, other than having learn the sooner police reviews, and couldn’t remark.
Siemon mentioned in November she charged the 13-year-old as a juvenile as a result of she didn’t really feel the teenager was past rehabilitation.
“This by no means minimizes the horror brought on by the alleged actions of this juvenile or the grief, worry, and anger his dying has engendered,” Siemon wrote. “Our focus is on holding him accountable and supporting penalties that consider the a number of elements the juvenile system is uniquely located to handle.”
Alex Sisung, Noah Sisung’s older sister, mentioned her brother was easygoing and liked being round folks. He was a supportive greatest buddy, enthusiastic about his pursuits, lived within the second and rarely ruminated on negativity, she mentioned.
“He at all times was simply so pleased for no purpose, on a regular basis,” Alex Sisung mentioned. “Simply relentlessly pleased about every thing. He would simply discover the stupidest issues to chuckle about when he knew everyone else was having a foul day.”
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