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Canada 2 accused in stabbing death of Hamilton teen Devan Bracci-Selvey make court appearance

02:40  22 october  2019
02:40  22 october  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Photos of Devan Bracci - Selvey sat among stuffed animals, flowers and messages of support at a makeshift memorial set outside the The 14-year-old and 18-year-old accused of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Hamilton high school student made brief court appearances by video

The two teenagers accused in the fatal stabbing of 14-year-old Devan Bracci - Selvey outside Sir The two males — a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old — made brief appearances at Hamilton ’s John Bracci - Selvey died on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 7 after he was stabbed behind Sir Winston

a car parked on a city street: Hamilton police on scene after an alleged fatal stabbing at Winston Churchill Secondary School on Oct. 7. © Don Mitchell / Global News Hamilton police on scene after an alleged fatal stabbing at Winston Churchill Secondary School on Oct. 7.

The two teenagers accused in the fatal stabbing of 14-year-old Devan Bracci-Selvey outside Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School on Oct. 7 appeared in court on Monday.

The two males — a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old — made brief appearances at Hamilton's John Sopinka Courthouse via video link from two different detention centres.

Toronto criminal defence lawyer Jordana Goldlist confirmed to Global News that she will be defending the older of the two accused, who is scheduled to be back in court on Nov. 12.

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Two 16-year-old youths, who were arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of Devan Bracci - Selvey , 14, have been released without conditions. A backpack and two medical packs can be seen lying on the back lawn of Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Hamilton , surrounded

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Meanwhile, the younger of the accused is expected in court again on Wednesday. It's unclear who will be defending him in a trial.

Neither of the accused can be named due to a publication ban with provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act that protect the 14-year-old boy’s identity.

Bracci-Selvey died on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 7 after he was stabbed behind Sir Winston Churchill Secondary.

Police say emergency crews were called to the Main Street East school just before 1:20 p.m., forcing nearby schools and a daycare centre into a brief hold-and-secure.

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Bracci-Selvey, who had been injured in what police called a “serious assault,” was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital where he later died.

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Hamilton police have arrested two more teens in connection with the stabbing death of a student at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School on Monday. Devan Bracci - Selvey , 14, has been identified as the teen who was fatally stabbed outside Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Hamilton on

Hamilton police have arrested two more teens in connection with the stabbing death of a student at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School on On Tuesday, police identified the victim as 14-year-old Devan Bracci - Selvey . He was attacked behind his high school just before 1:30 p.m. ET on Monday

Det. Sgt. Steve Bereziuk said in a news conference a day after the incident that he could not comment on the relationship between Bracci-Selvey and the accused, saying it was something they were still looking at.

"I can't comment specifically on that, because I don't want to perhaps give away any potential information that could lead to the identity of the accused," Bereziuk said.

Detectives said they recovered a knife, which they believe to be the murder weapon, during a ground search outside the school.

When asked whether bullying may have been a factor in the crime, Bereziuk said he couldn't comment.

He did confirm the younger of the two alleged assailants was the one who stabbed the victim.

Hamilton public school board votes to establish bullying review panel .
Critics of the plan, however, say "nothing will happen."Trustees have voted to create a "Bullying Prevention and Intervention Review Panel," which will consist of three local experts in equity, diversity and mental health.

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