The 13-year-old boy accused in the murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors was ordered held without bail Friday.
The young suspect, who lives a few blocks from the Morningside Park crime scene, bit his bottom lip and looked on nervously during a hearing in Manhattan Family Court, where he appeared in a navy-blue sweatshirt, black sweatpants and black and white Air Jordan sneakers.
The boy confessed to detectives that he and two middle-school buddies robbed Majors, 18, on Wednesday evening in the park — before one of his pals fatally stabbed her, law enforcement sources have said.
Asked by a court officer if he would swear to tell the truth, the young teen replied, “I swear.”
The officer asked the teen to repeat it, saying he couldn’t hear him.
“I swear,” the boy repeated more loudly.
The suspect added, “I’m 13.”
The teen was charged by cops with felony murder, robbery and weapons possession. Another suspect, 14, is in custody, sources have said. The third suspect has yet to be nabbed.
Additional reporting by Joe Marino
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