A total of seven people connected to the 2011 murder of a Terre Haute police officer have been indicted.
The judge heard from the boy’s former Sunday school teacher, family friends and therapists.
The 11-year old defendant is the youngest person tried for murder in almost nine decades.
An afternoon hearing will be the first in the case of one of the youngest murder defendants in recent memory.
Michael Griffin, the man convicted of killing Indiana University English professor Don Belton, has been sentenced to 50 years in jail.
It took just 2 1/2 days of testimony and more than 12 hours of jury deliberation for Michael Griffin to be convicted of murdering IU professor Don Belton.
A jury of five men and seven women has found Michael Griffin guilty of murder in the stabbing death of Indiana University English professor Don Belton.