Prison Sentence

Princeton teen receives 9-year prison sentence in death of Saige Boswell

A sentencing hearing was held in Mercer County Circuit Court Wednesday for a Princeton teen who pled guilty in September to felony charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Online court information shows 17-year-old Elijah Mandich was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for a term of […]

Manslaughter

Teenager withdraws not guilty plea, changes plea to guilty in manslaughter case in Mercer County

A Mercer teen has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from an accident last year that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Court information indicates 17-year-old Elijah Mandich entered a plea of guilty in Mercer County to first-degree involuntary manslaughter and damage to jail property.  Mandich was remanded to the custody of the Mercer County […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]

Manslaughter

Highway patrol arrests Princeton teen on manslaughter allegation

The Highway Patrol arrested a Princeton teen in Mercer County Wednesday morning for felony first-degree involuntary manslaughter. A probable cause statement from the Patrol states 17-year-old Elijah Mandich operated a motor vehicle in Mercer County October 8th, 2017 and recklessly caused the death of Saige Boswell. The probable cause statement reports Mandich operated his vehicle […]