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Trial date set for Lauderdale Co. teen charged with murder

Autumn Wood will go to trial for murder on April 15. Autumn Wood will go to trial for murder on April 15.
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

A Lauderdale County judge set an April 15 trial date for a Lauderdale County teenager charged with murder.

18-year-old Autumn Wood is accused of stabbing and killing 14-year-old Brooklyn Hollins.

The stabbing happened at a party in Florence in March 2012.

Thursday, a judge denied Wood's request for youthful offender status.

Wood pleaded not guilty. 

 

Wood's attorney claims the stabbing was in self defense after she was jumped.

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