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Teen convicted of killing brothers is re-sentenced, no longer serving in juvenile facility


FARMINGTON, Utah — A Utah teenager convicted of killing his two younger brothers last year has been re-sentenced in the case after violating the terms of his plea deal by attacking a fellow inmate at a juvenile detention center.

A judge in Farmington on Wednesday sentenced 17-year-old Aza Vidinhar to serve 15 years to life in prison for the 2013 stabbing deaths of brothers, ages 4 and 10.

Vidinhar originally pleaded guilty in both juvenile and adult court to murder charges as part of a deal that called for him to serve time in juvenile detention until he turns 21.

He would then serve 15 years to life in an adult jail for the other charge.

That deal was dependent on his behavior.

Defense attorney Todd Utzinger says Vidinhar has undiagnosed and untreated mental health issues.

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