A 15 year old has been charged with first degree murder in the death of 9 year old Elizabeth Olten. The name and gender of the individual charged has been withheld; however, it has been confirmed that the person is not related to Elizabeth Olten, but is an acquaintance. Elizabeth Olten went missing on October 21, 2009 while reportedly walking home from a friends house. Her body was found in a wooded area two days later.
According to Missouri law, children as young as 12 can be tried as adults for first degree murder; however, the process must first begin in the juvenile courts.
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