Judge Paul Novak of Lake County, Illinois, said in the ruling that matters raised by the lawyer who allowed him to extradite Rittenhouse, such as the safety of the parties, can be raised at the Wisconsin hearing.
The sergeant said that Rittenhouse is now detained in Kenosha County Prison. David Wright of Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.
He will face one count of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of first-degree reckless homicide, one first-degree intentional homicide, one first-degree crime of endangering safety and one count of possession of dangerous weapons by a subordinate . 1
If he is convicted of intentional homicide, he will be sentenced to life imprisonment.
On Friday afternoon, Rittenhouse’s lawyer did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.
One of his lawyers, John Pierce, tweeted that they will appeal the ruling.
Rittenhouse’s lawyer insisted that Rittenhouse was in self-defense when he shot.
Rittenhouse was arrested in his hometown of Illinois and has been held in a juvenile detention facility in Vernon Hills since late August.
Pierce and lawyer Michael Baker wrote in the petition that people have threatened the teenager’s life and “encourage the prisoner to kill Rittenhouse and provide a bounty.”
At the hearing, Pierce called the case a “very unique and extraordinary situation” and said that “there is a lot of video evidence that this is undoubtedly an illegal criminal prosecution.”
Mike Nerheim, a Lake County lawyer, told reporters at the time that his office’s position should be to try Rittenhouse in Kenosha, and he thought he would not pose any danger if he was extradited. .
Neheim said: “I don’t know he is more or less in danger here now.” He added that during Rittenhouse’s detention, someone made a threat.
CNN’s Carma Hassan, Bill Kirkos and Raja Razek contributed to this report.