Two Teens Arrested And Charged In 17-Year-Old's Death

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - Two teenagers are behind bars for the murder of a 17-year-old in Orange Mound.

18-year-old Marshawn Brakefield and a 16-year-old juvenile have been charged with First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Aggravated Robbery and First Degree Murder.

According to Memphis Police a 17-year-old boy was killed early Sunday morning near the corner of Semmes St. and Hoskins Rd.

Officers were called to Methodist University Hospital where a Chevy Malibu drove into the ambulance bay with the unresponsive 17-year-old.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

This makes homicide #113 for 2017.


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