Washington County teen pleads not guilty to murder, arson


WASHINGTON COUNTY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Washington County teen accused of killing his friend by slashing his throat pleaded not guilty to murder and arson on Thursday.

Adrian Sawyer, 16, is accused of killing Maverick Bowman, 15, back in July in the town of Putnam.

Prosecutors say after cutting his friend's throat in an abandoned house, he then tried to burn the house down.

Bowman was a popular teen who played football.

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