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New Trial Date For Kentucky Teen Charged In Deadly Robbery

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A Kentucky teenager charged with robbery and complicity to murder has a new trial date after lawyers weren't able to reach a plea deal.

The State Journal reports 19-year-old Victorya Paige Young is one of five defendants in the 2016 killing of Jared Banta.

Court documents say she's accused of luring Banta to a Frankfort apartment complex, telling him she wanted to purchase marijuana. She's alleged to have been sitting in Banta's vehicle before two men got in and robbed him at gunpoint. One of the men is accused of shooting Banta.

Appointed prosecutor Ronnie Goldy says he, Young and Banta's family couldn't agree on a sentence.

Defense attorney Ted Shouse says there's a Dec. 4 hearing for a suppression motion on Young's statement to police.

The trial is set for March 11.

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