Criminal Law

Michigan School Shooter, Who Intends to Plead the Fifth, Will Not Take the Stand in His Mother’s Trial

Jennifer Crumbley’s manslaughter trial continued on Friday with Judge Cheryl Matthews saying she will prohibit the defense from calling her son, school shooter Ethan Crumbley, to the stand because he intends to plead the Fifth Amendment on the stand.

Ethan Crumbley’s attorneys have also said they have asserted privilege over his medical records, keeping them from being admitted as evidence.

Ethan Crumbley, who was 15 years old at the time of the shooting, was sentenced to life without parole in December after he pleaded guilty to 24 charges, including first-degree premeditated murder and terrorism causing death, in connection with the 2021 shooting at Oxford High School that left four students dead and seven others injured.

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