Terre Haute teen waiting to see if his case will be moved to adult court in connection to Jenna Perrelle death

A Terre Haute teen is waiting to hear if his case will be waived to adult court.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 12:33 PM
Updated: Mar 22, 2019 9:12 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute teen is waiting to hear if his case will be waived to adult court.

There are new details on a case involving the Terre Haute South Vigo High School student.

The 16-year-old was charged in connection to a crash that killed 17-year-old Jenna Perrelle.

That crash happened in February.

LINK | 16-YEAR-OLD DRIVER OF CAR INVOLVED IN A CRASH THAT KILLED JENNA PERRELLE ARRESTED

A hearing was originally set for next week on a motion that would waive the cause to adult court. That hearing has been moved to April.

The 16-year-old was charged with reckless homicide, criminal recklessness, and reckless driving.

The prosecutor's office for a waiver on the case, but the defense asked for it to be continued.

LINK | COACH SAYS HE FELT "SHOCKWAVE THROUGH THE HEART” AFTER TEEN DIED IN ACCIDENT

The hearing will now take place on April 18th.

The 16-year-old's name is being withheld from court records due to his age. If he is tried as an adult court, his name will be released.

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