Protection legal professional Robert Beyer additionally requested that Miller’s case be transferred to juvenile court docket, which focuses on therapy and rehabilitation, Lancaster On-line reported Thursday.
Miller, 14, was charged as an grownup within the slaying of 19-year-old Helen Miller, who investigators stated died of a number of stab wounds of their Manheim Township dwelling on Feb. 21.
Miller had referred to as police simply after 1 a.m. to report that “she had killed her sister,” the Lancaster County District Lawyer’s Workplace stated on the time. Court docket paperwork obtained by native information retailers described her as “hysterical” whereas on the cellphone.
Investigators stated Helen, who used a wheelchair and had cerebral palsy, had been stabbed with a “massive knife” someday in a single day whereas the ladies’ dad and mom had been sleeping.
In a search warrant, authorities stated Claire Miller had advised somebody on the cellphone that she was having “suicidal and homicidal ideas,” WHTM-TV reported. The one who spoke along with her has not been recognized.
Miller was being held on the Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility in Muncy, about 80 miles from Lancaster.