Boy to waive hearing in 10-year-old Lily Peters death

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old Wisconsin boy accused of killing a 10-year-old girl after luring her off a trial by suggesting they explore surrounding woods plans to waive his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday.

The boy's attorney has submitted a letter to the court in Chippewa County saying the teen waives his right to the hearing in which a judge determines if there's enough evidence for a trial.

The boy was scheduled to appear remotely from the detention center Thursday afternoon.

The boy is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and two counts of sexual assault in adult court.

He's accused of killing Iliana Peters as she was riding her bike home on April 24.

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