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UBC psychology class keeps eye on Hyatt trial

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Friends and family members have started a "justice for Ashlee" campaign in memory of 16-year-old Ashlee Hyatt. (Charrie Hyatt/Facebook)
The crime itself was enough to grab headlines and interest; A 16-year-old high school student charged with stabbing another student at a drunken house party in 2010.

Ashlee Hyatt, 16, died.

The classmate who allegedly stabbed her, is now an 18-years-old and stands trial for second degree murder.

Since the trial started last week, the courtroom has been packed with observers.

Among them have been Stephen Porter, a psychology professor at UBC Okanagan, and his grad students.

He explained why they're paying such close attention to the case, to Daybreak host Chris Walker.
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