Manslaughter charge added against teen arrested in deadly Great Frederick Fair assault

A crowd waits outside the Frederick County Courthouse, where a hearing was being held for two teens charged in the September death of 59-year-old John Weed at The Great Frederick Fair.Staff photo by Graham Cullen

  • Approved – NV

The 15-year-old punched 59-year-old Mount Airy resident John Weed and knocked him to the ground, said Will Cockey, a spokesman for the state’s attorney’s office. The 16-year-old was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, one for an initial punch to the back of the head, the other for spitting on Weed as he was on the ground, Cockey said.

%d bloggers like this: