Teen pleads guilty to murder in deaths of brothers

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Associated Press

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 18 at 1:38 PM

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A Utah teenager has pleaded guilty in both juvenile and adult court to intentionally and knowingly stabbing his two younger brothers to death as part of a plea deal.

Aza Ray Vidinhar, 16, agreed to a deal Wednesday in a court in Farmington that calls for him to serve time for one count of murder in juvenile detention until he turns 21. At that time, he'll be transferred into the adult court system and serve a sentence of 15 years to life in adult jail.

The Associated Press did not previously name the boy because of his age, but it is now using his name because he has been charged and pleaded guilty as an adult.

Vidinhar's younger brothers, 4 and 10, were found dead in May 2013.

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