How Young Is Too Young to Face Life in Prison?

If tried in adult court and found guilty, Jordan would become the youngest person in U.S. history to face life in prison without parole.

Whether or not Jordan gets a shot at rehabilitation is up to the judge. If the judge rules that Jordan should be tried as a juvenile, his father said he would be "obviously happy that that's the outcome. But then, you know, we still have to prove his innocence at the trial."

Jordan has spent roughly a year in juvenile detention.

His father, who is no longer able to work in construction, has drained his life savings, spending $900 a month on gas to make the daily four-hour round trip to visit his son.

"[We] play games, play cards, put together puzzles," Brown said. "We've probably done 35, 40 puzzles over the past year."

Brown has already lost so much: his fiancée, his unborn child, his home, and now perhaps his son, for life. He knows that he should have a wife and kids, but instead, he is alone.

When asked how he keeps his spirits up, he said, "I have no choice. I have to stay strong for my son."

Family Friend Says Jordan Fit in Well

One community member said it's inconceivable that Jordan could be charged as an adult.

Chris Lindsay's son played football with Jordan, and Lindsay knew Jordan and Chris Brown well.

He told "Good Morning America" that the Brown family was "very happy" and that Jordan was looking forward to the baby's birth.

"Jordan had actually commented … he was very much looking forward to the birth of his brother," Lindsay said.

Lindsay said Jordan was a good child who fit in well.

"I mean, he's probably one of the best behaved children I've ever met in my life, very respectful," he said.

In an attempt to build awareness about the case, Jordan's supporters have launched a Web site to maintain the boy's innocence and solicit contributions to pay for his defense.

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