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DA orders mental evaluation on Bluffton High student

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

A psychiatric evaluation coulddetermine how much time a former Bluffton High School student will have tospend behind bars. 

Eighteen-year-old Austen Almeidais facing up to 21 years and 90 days in prison. 

On Wednesday, Almeida pled guiltyto taking a gun, knives and explosive devices to school last May. 

The judge in the case sayssentencing could happen in April, but at this time, Almeida won't be sentenceduntil a state psychiatric evaluation is complete.

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