Teen charged in Five Points beating to be charged as adult

Published: Mar. 28, 2012 at 9:23 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2012 at 9:23 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A family court judge ruled on Wednesday that a teen charged in the beating of a Midlands teen in Five Points will be tried as an adult.

Judge Mobley Jones ruled Delarrett Canzater will be waived to general sessions court and will be prosecuted in the assault of Carter Strange.

Strange was jogging through a parking lot near the intersection of Blossom Street and Saluda Avenue just after midnight on June 20 when the assault happened. Police said a group of eight people took part in the beating.

Four juveniles have already pled guilty and were sentenced in family court on charges related to the incident

Charges are still pending against two adult defendants and Canzater.

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