THE 13-year-old involved in the fatal carjacking of UberEats driver Mohammad Anwar has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Mohammed Anwar, a 66-year-old father of three, died after being thrown from his Honda Accord during a violent suspected robbery in Washington, DC.
Prosecutors dropped the other charges on Thursday as it emerged the maximum sentence she will get will only be until she is 21, WUSA reported.
The older girl who was charged with murder in March also reached a plea deal with prosecutors, the Washington Post reported – and she too will only get a maximum of six years in jail.
After pleading guilty to murder, the other charges of armed carjacking, robbery, and aggravated reckless driving, were dropped.
She will be sentenced tomorrow, June 4, and, as part of the deal, she will only serve a maximum of six years – until she is 21, according to reports.
The DC Superior Court spokeswoman last month confirmed that the 13-year-old suspect was also facing a murder charge.
Due to DC law, the 13-year-old girl would not be able to be prosecuted as an adult because of her age.
Neither of the teen girls allegedly involved in Anwar's death has been named by authorities due to their age.
The 13-year-old is said to be from Southeast DC and the other 15-year-old involved is from Fort Washington, Maryland.
It emerged that neither teen suspect would be doing prison time back in April after entering a plea deal to ensure that they will not be held past the age of 21 or be placed in a prison facility.
Anwar, who lived in suburban Springfield, Virginia, moved to the United States in 2014, his family said.
The shocking incident unfolded in the 1200 block of Van Street SE near Nationals Park.
Graphic clips shared on social media show Anwar struggling to regain control of his vehicle after they allegedly forced their way into the car.
"They're thieves," he is heard saying, as he tries to pull the girl out of the car. "This is my car!"
The video shows Anwar clinging on to the side of the vehicle as it drives away at speed, before crashing into a metal fence – crushing him between the barrier and the car door.
He suffered horrific injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital just hours later.
Two National Guardsmen who were in the area removed the juvenile suspects from the overturned car.
They temporarily detained the girls until police arrived and arrested them for the alleged crime.
In a GoFundMe post, Anwar was described as a "hard-working Pakistani immigrant who came to the United States to create a better life for him and his family".
"Anwar was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend who always provided a smile when you needed one," the family said.
"Words can not describe how our family is feeling currently.
"Devastation, confusion, shock, anger, heartache, and anguish are just a few that come to mind."
A relative of Anwar said the devastated family would not comment on the court proceedings until prosecutors settled the 13-year-old's case.
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