A Florida teen accused of murdering his 13-year-old classmate made an look from jail at a digital pretrial listening to on Wednesday, the place he appeared disoriented and may very well be overheard muttering about demons taking his soul.
Aiden Fucci, 14, is dealing with a cost of first-degree homicide within the killing of Tristyn Bailey, who was discovered brutally stabbed 114 occasions in a wooded space within the Durbin Crossing neighborhood of St. Johns County on Might 9.
Fucci appeared in an orange jumpsuit from the Duval County Jail over Zoom, the St. Augustine Record reported. He may very well be seen rocking backwards and forwards as he held a telephone to his ear.
At one level, Fucci may very well be heard mumbling, “Please don’t let the demons take my soul. The demons are going to take my soul away,” in response to WJXT-TV.
The station additionally reported that Fucci was heard muttering, “Why am I right here? I simply need to discuss to my mother and pa. What’s happening? What’s happening?”
Bailey, a cheerleader, was a pupil at Patriot Oaks Academy with Fucci. On the evening of her homicide, investigators say Bailey was seen just after midnight on surveillance video strolling with Fucci.
Over an hour later, Fucci is seen on the identical surveillance digital camera working in the other way of the woods the place he allegedly stabbed Bailey to loss of life, in response to police.
Fucci pleaded not guilty in June and is being tried as an grownup.
Fucci’s subsequent listening to is ready for Oct. 28.