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Judge Throws Out Most of Crooks' Statements to Police

Posted at: 04/16/2013 5:39 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- We are tracking major developments in the case of a north Iowa teen accused of shooting and killing his mother.

 
A judge has ruled most of the statements the then 13-year-old Noah crooks made to police, cannot be used in court.
 
Investigators received verbal permission from Noah's father, but nothing in writing. Because of that, and a very strict Iowa code, the judge says the testimony is off limits.
 
However, a 911 call Noah made reporting his mother's death, will be allowed. His trial is set for April 30th.