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15-year-old accused of killing parents to be charged as adult

January 31, 2012 |  9:02 am

The 15-year-old Oakland boy who allegedly admitted to strangling his two parents and hiding their bodies in the family's car is expected to be charged Tuesday as an adult.

Alameda County prosecutors will charge the high school freshman with two counts of murder and a special circumstance, with the possibility of him facing life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday.

He is accused of killing his foster parents, Robert Kamin, 55, and Susan Poff, 50.

Police found the bodies Friday hidden in the back of a car and covered in blankets. Officers visited the home after Kamin did not show up for work.

The newspaper reported that the couple had been arguing with their son recently, including about him spending too much time at the Occupy Oakland encampment.


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