North Carolina boy, 13, charged in double homicide

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Friday, January 8, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A 13-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Greensboro men.

The News & Record reports police arrested the teen Thursday morning in connection with a shooting on Dec. 2 that left two men dead. The teen, who police said lives in Greensboro, was arrested for the deaths of Jeffrey Devine Hampton, 44, and Ernest Lemark Cuthbertson, 23, said Capt. Mike Richey.

Because the teen is a juvenile his name and address are not being released. Richey declined to say where police arrested the boy.

The juvenile is the third person charged in the shooting deaths of Cuthbertson and Hampton. Also charged with two counts of first-degree murder are Chauncey Jamal Slade, 17, and Elijah Naitron Valentin, 19, who was arrested at a relative's house in Cobb County, Ga. Slade is also charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle, the paper reports.

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