Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz appeared in court Friday for a hearing on whether his apparent taped confession should go public.
Prosecutors said portions have been redacted to comply w/ the law. Cruz is being held without bond since the shooting and the state is seeking the death penalty.
— Carlos Suarez (@CarlosWPLG) June 8, 2018
Judge in Nikolas Cruz case won’t rule immediately on defense motion to block release of portions of confession to police in Stoneman Douglas mass shooting.
— Curt Anderson (@Miamicurt) June 8, 2018
Cruz is accused of killing 17 people when he went on a shooting spree at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He appeared in court with a buzzed haircut and appeared to have gained weight.
The hearing concerns a motion claiming that parts of Nikolas Cruz’s statement “will cause significant trauma to an already beleaguered community” rocked by the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. https://t.co/YT0iedy6Fh pic.twitter.com/j5fC5005P9
— KTVU (@KTVU) June 8, 2018