Deserae Turner

A northern Utah teenager who was shot by two Smithfield boys and left to die in a canal is representing crime victims during Utah's National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. Shooting victim Deserae Turner was featured during Sunday events, along with Utah Governor Gary Herbert who read and signed a proclamation for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2018.

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A teenager accused of shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head and leaving her in a ditch is agreeing to a plea deal.

Colter Peterson shed tears as he pleaded guilty to aggravated attempted murder and other charges Tuesday.

Prosecution, Defense React To Decision To Try Teen As Adult In Turner Case

May 11, 2017

Judge Angela F. Fonnesbeck of the First District Juvenile Court ruled Wednesday that Colter Peterson, one of two teens charged with the attempted murder of Deserae Turner, will be tried as an adult. Peterson will make his first appearance in district court Thursday and will be held without bail until then.