On March 12, 2021, the Lord’s family Grace Ross, a 6-year-old girl from New Carlisle, Indiana reported him missing. Hours later; the body of the minor was found in a wooded area near the building complex where he lived. On the same day, the mother of the 14-year-old took him to the police, believing that her son was involved in the incident.
young man, known as Anthony Hutchens Judge Jeffrey Sanford was sentenced for the at the end of March 2023 killing and child sexual abuse little one
For crimes, condemned must serve 50 years in prison for murder and 9 years for child sexual abuse which will be executed consecutively, for a total of 64 years, of which 748 days he spent in a juvenile center for his incarceration, where he will remain until he turns 18, when his sentence is re-evaluated. If I manage to do it; He retired at the age of 80.
Jeff Kimmell, one of Anthony’s defense attorneys, stated, “It is a crime that a 14-year-old child with a mental capacity of 10 or 11 years. Therefore, deciding for today and sentencing him to over 60 years in prison, which could never be reviewed, he was sentenced to the juvenile services division.
The Southern Tribune Bendianus explained that the first accused had told the authorities that Gratia had followed him into the woods and that he was there. “Man’s shadow” He ruled, strangled the girl.
After confirming that the girl was dead, the boy ran into the forest and returned to his room. Investigators noticed that he had blood on his hands, and that he had taken off his clothes and given them away. placing the clothes behind the bathroom door before putting on a new one,” it is noon.
News network ABC57 reported that during the process, Dr. Michael Jenuwine conducted several psychological evaluations that determined Hutchens could be diagnosed with autism, developmental delays and mental health problems that would alter his daily functions.
For Grace’s mother, Michael Ross, contended that whoever took her life.a sweet, pious and prudent daughter“They must be tried and convicted by an adult court, not a juvenile court.
“Grace will never have a chance to grow. The loss of Grace rocked my world, my family, friends and community. The accused, in my opinion, to be condemned in his capacity, has shown no conscience in this process Ross said.
A woman manages a Facebook group in memory of the child, in which she promotes fundraising activities for charitable causes for her daughter and supports similar cases.