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Tyler Hadley's trial date set

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL (WFLX) - The trial date for Tyler Hadley is scheduled for March 10, 2014, according to the St. Lucie Clerk of Courts.

Hadley is accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer before hosting a party at their home, according to Port St. Lucie Police.

Court officials booked a trial period of four weeks.

Hadley was 17 on July 16, 2011, when he allegedly beat his parents Mary Jo Hadley, 47, and Blake Hadley, 54, to death with a hammer at the family's home in Port St. Lucie.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Hadley faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Because of his age at the time of the homicides, he could not be given the death sentence.

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