Teen Accused In Throat Slitting During School Assembly Admits Guilt In Juvenile Court

Posted on 10/12/2011

Defendant: Marcus Solis

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that Marcus Solis, III, age 14, admitted guilt this morning to one count Felonious Assault and one count Possession of a Dangerous Weapon in a School Safety Zone, in connection to the September 8, 2011 incident at West High School where Tyquan Greene-Tucker, a ninth-grade student, had his throat slit during a school assembly. Sentencing of Solis is set for November 3, 2011 before Magistrate Cindy Sours-Morehart. “Solis could face a maximum sentence of commitment to the Department of Youth Services until his 21st birthday”, O’Brien stated.