Prairie Village teen will stand trial as adult on murder charges

Jay Senter - June 29, 2011 10:00 am

The Kansas City Star reports that Stephen A. Reed will stand trial as an adult on charges of murdering 16-year-old Roeland Park skater Ryder Spillman in April. Spillman was found shot through the chest outside T.A. Edison Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., the day after an altercation between two groups of local skateboarders.

Stephen’s cousin Shane, will be tried as a juvenile, but could receive adult sentencing if he is convicted and fails to comply with the juvenile sentencing, a judge ruled. Shane Reed is charged with aiding a felon.

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