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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Omar Wellington Trial Update

One of the six youths charged with first-degree murder in the 2006 death of 17-year-old Omar Wellington(pictured) in Flemingdon Park has been committed to stand trial on the original charge. The judge also decided four young men will stand trial on the reduced second-degree murder charge.
He discharged a sixth youth who hugged fellow accused before he was let out of the prisoner's box into the arms of joyful family members.

Wellington was stripped and beaten for hours in plain view near Flemingdon Park, but no one called police before he was eventually stabbed to death. Dozens of witnesses watched as a youths stomped and stripped the teen to his boxer shorts, according to previous reports.