WEATHERFORD, Texas A 17-year-old accused of killing his mother and younger sister, then calling 911 and confessing, was to appear at a pretrial hearing Wednesday in North Texas.

The judge is expected to set bond for Jacob Ryan Evans. He s charged with capital murder in the deaths of his mother and 15-year-old sister.

He s been jailed since his October arrest at his upscale home in Aledo, 20 miles west of Fort Worth. He can be heard telling a 911 operator he is evil.

It s unclear what sentence Evans faces if convicted.

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling doesn t allow anyone under 18 who s charged with capital murder to face the death penalty or life without parole. Those are the only two punishment options for a capital murder conviction in Texas.
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