Suspects in Cal City teen's death plead not guilty

January 2, 2008 2:23:35 PM PST
Six people charged in the murder of a south suburban girl pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

Miguel Angel Garcia, Kevin Kerby, Lewis Crenshaw, Llewellyn Peed and Albert Redmond are among seven people charged in the shooting death of 16-year-old Melody Elias in November.

The Calumet City girl attended Thornton Fractional North High School. Police have described her as an innocent victim of gang violence.