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Finch was killed when he tried to buy a cellphone using the "Let Go" app at an apartment complex in west Charlotte last June.
Police arrested 18-year-old Demonte McCain and 15-year-old Jah'zian Wilson and charged them both with murder.
The past 12 months have been extremely painful for Finch's family. Zach's mother, Tara, has been coming to court every 10 days to make sure a judge does not let the two teens accused of killing her son out of jail.
They were in court again Thursday to see if the case would finally come to a close. After the hearing, relatives gathered outside the courthouse, crying and hugging each other.
"I'm not a hateful person, but I hate these people,” Finch’s mother, Tara, said. “They had no right to take his life and destroy my family, and now we wait and suffer for another year."
Finch's family will be back in court in two weeks for McCain's hearing. It's possible he will also plead not guilty. If that happens, both suspects would be tried in 2019. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two teenagers charged in the murder of a college baseball player appeared in court Thursday but no resolution was reached in the case, leaving the victim's family frustrated
The fatal shooting of Zachary Finch happened nearly a year ago and both suspects were expected to enter a plea during their court appearance.