15-Year-Old Accused of Killing Mother With Sledgehammer to Be Tried As Adult

September 19, 2012 Updated Sep 19, 2012 at 1:57 PM EDT

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15-Year-Old Accused of Killing Mother With Sledgehammer to Be Tried As Adult

September 19, 2012 Updated Sep 19, 2012 at 1:57 PM EDT

A 15-year-old Tennessee boy accused of murdering his mother with a sledgehammer while she was sleeping will be tried as an adult after a ruling by a judge, according to a report from television station WTVF.

The boy is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his mother, according to the WTVF report.

Read the WTVF report HERE.