Raul Renato Castro, 14-Year-Old Boy, Charged as Adult in 4-Year-Old's Murder

By Jake on
Authorities in Mendota, California today announced that they plan to charge 14-year-old Raul Renato Castro with murder and other charges in the case of the murder of 4-year-old Alex Christopher Mercado. He will be tried as an adult, under a California state law that allows minors as young as 14 to be charged as adults. Castro is also facing additional charges of sodomy, kidnapping, and murder of a witness in order to prevent testimony. Police say that the cause of death for 4-year-old...Read Full Story