Police say it was a “marijuana deal gone bad” that led to killing of 16-year-old girlPosted by On

A Niagara Falls family mourns the loss of a Emily Keiper, 16, as two teens are charged in connection with her death.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Emily Keiper, 16, of Niagara Falls was killed on Friday while in a car on Elmer Avenue in Buffalo. Police say she was in a car with a friend that was the subject of a robbery in a “marijuana deal gone bad.”

Buffalo Police say Emily was a passenger in a car with a 20-year-old male friend from Niagara Falls on Elmer Street in Buffalo. They were the subject of an attempted robbery.

Two Buffalo juveniles, ages 14 and 17, were charged with second-degree murder and attempted robbery. They were arraigned over the weekend.

On Monday, both appeared before Erie County Family Court Judge Brenda M. Freedman for a bail hearing. The 17-year-old was remanded. The judge set bail for the 14-year-old in the amount of $50,000.

Upon learning that bail was set for one of the teen murder suspects, Joe Gramaglia, Buffalo Police commissioner said “this 14-year-old,  this is a child we’re talking about, and  I am sorry about that and this is tragic, but they belong locked up! They need to understand the consequences.”

“No one has a fear of any consequences when they are not locked up, whether it be in jail or…

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