Stoneman Douglas school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz withdraws not guilty plea


(WFLA) – Stoneman Douglas High School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz has withdrawn his plea of not guilty, according to WTVJ.

Cruz is now “standing mute” to the charges, WTVJ reports, according to a court document filed by his attorneys.

The 19-year-old faces 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder.

Cruz is now neither pleading guilty or not guilty to the 34 charges.

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