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Teenage girl charged with murder in Olathe teen's homicide

Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 10:45:08-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 16-year-old teenage girl is facing charges for the March 29 killing of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett.

Johnson County prosecutors charged the girl early Wednesday with first degree murder and interference with law enforcement.

Prosecutors have filed a motion that the teen be tried as an adult.

The teen remains in custody at the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center.

Editor's Note: 41 Action News is not naming the accused juvenile until, and if, the motion to try her as an adult is approved.