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Aiden Fucci biography: 13 things about St. Johns, Florida boy who stabbed Tristyn Bailey

Aiden Sean Fucci is a white boy from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

Aiden Sean Fucci (©St. Johns County Sheriff's Office)
Aiden Sean Fucci (©St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office)
  1. He is Jason Fucci and Crystal Smith‘s son. He lived in St. Johns, St. Johns County, Florida with his mother. (a)(b)
  2. He attended Patriot Oaks Academy, a kindergarten through eighth-grade school in St. Johns. (a)
  3. A security video showed him and Patriot Oaks Academy cheerleader Tristyn Bailey, 13, on Saddlestone Drive in St. Johns at around 1:45 a.m. on May 9, 2021. He was walking alone holding a pair of shoes at around 3:27 a.m. In between those hours, he allegedly stabbed her 114 times. Her family reported her missing at around 10:00 p.m. (c)(d)
  4. At around 6:00 p.m. on May 10, 2021, Bailey was found dead at the south end of a retention pond near Saddlestone Drive. Later that night, he was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in her death. (a)(b)
  5. On May 11, 2021, Circuit Court Judge Michael S. Orlinger did not provisionally appoint the office of the public defender to him after privately retained attorney Anwar O. Snober appeared on his behalf at the detention hearing. (a)
  6. On May 14, 2021, his parents submitted applications for criminal indigent status. The St. Johns County Clerk of Court approved Smith’s application but denied Jason’s application. (a)
  7. On May 17, 2021, Snober filed a motion to withdraw as his counsel. (a)
  8. On May 20, 2021, his family appeared in St. Johns County court on his behalf. A judge learned Jason had three dependents and granted Jason indigency status. (a)
  9. On May 27, 2021, Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit state attorney R.J. Larizza announced that he would be tried as an adult in the stabbing death of Bailey. While waiting for his arraignment in St. Johns County on a first-degree murder charge, he was held the Volusia County Juvenile Justice Facility in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida. (e)
  10. On May 28, 2021, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office transported him to St. Johns County. Via a Zoom call, he made his first appearance before Judge Howard M. Maltz, who ordered him held without bond. He was transported back to the Duval County Jail because St. Johns County’s jail does not have a juvenile wing. (f)
  11. On June 3, 2021, he pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. (g)
  12. He was 16 years old when he pleaded guilty on February 6, 2023 to first-degree murder. (h)
  13. On February 23, 2023, he will be back in court. (h)

(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)



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