3 Suspects Charged In Murder Of Australian Man In Duncan


Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 3:46 pm
By: News 9


Stephens County prosecutors have charged two teenagers with first-degree murder in the death of an East Central University baseball player.

Chancey Luna, 16, and James Edwards, Jr., 15, are charged with first-degree murder. Police say Luna is the alleged shooter while Edwards was a passenger in the car.

Michael Jones, 17, is charged as a youthful offender and faces one count of accessory to first degree murder. He's also charged with one count of use of a motor vehicle in discharge of weapon.

Christopher Lane was shot and killed Friday afternoon while jogging in Duncan. Prosecutors say the teens killed him "for fun."

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