Majors, an 18-year-old freshman at Barnard, was stabbed a number of occasions whereas strolling via Manhattan’s Morningside Park on December 11. Authorities say she staggered her means up a flight of stairs and was later discovered by a college safety officer. She was pronounced useless at a close-by hospital.Rashaun Weaver, who was 14 years outdated on the time of the homicide, is charged with two counts of homicide within the second diploma. Luchiano Lewis, who was additionally 14 on the time of the homicide, was charged with one depend of homicide within the second diploma in reference to the case. Each are being tried as adults and have pleaded not responsible.Prosecutors mentioned in February that Weaver was heard on an “audio recording” describing his function within the alleged crimes, together with hitting the sufferer with a knife. CNN has not independently confirmed the contents of the recording. “The trouble to demonize a 14-year-old boy already going through life in jail by the leaking of alleged proof of an alleged confession is repulsive,” Jeffrey Lichtman mentioned in an announcement to CNN. “However then once more making an attempt a 5’6” 120 pound 14-year-old boy as an grownup is equally repulsive in a civilized society so at present’s information is no surprise.”One other boy who’s now 14, who CNN shouldn’t be naming as a result of he was not charged as an grownup, was sentenced to 18 months within the custody of the Administration for Youngsters’s Companies in June.At his plea listening to, the teenager informed the courtroom he went to Morningside Park with Weaver and Lewis meaning to rob somebody. “After that, we noticed Tessa Majors strolling on the steps contained in the park. Rashaun went as much as her and mentioned one thing to her and Tessa yelled for assist. Rashaun used the knife that I had handed to him to stab Tessa and I noticed feathers popping out of her coat,” he mentioned.The teenager mentioned in courtroom that the three ran out of the park collectively.Prosecutors mentioned between Weaver and Lewis, one is answerable for stabbing Majors whereas the opposite put her in a “bear hug or headlock.” There was DNA matching that of 1 defendant beneath certainly one of Majors’ fingernails, prosecutors mentioned.Your entire interplay from the second Majors walked handed them, together with the theft and stabbing, took roughly a minute, Assistant District Lawyer Matthew Bogdanos mentioned in February.Majors seemed to be their third goal the day she was killed, he mentioned.The three zeroed in and briefly adopted two different folks earlier than passing Majors on a staircase and deciding on her, Bogdanos mentioned in February.CNN’s Jay Croft and Mark Morales contributed to this report.