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13 and 14-year-old boys charged with capital murder for killing 70-year-old man

By Alexis Bell 4:36 AM November 15, 2017
Dequan M. Stribling (L), Jayce West and Quindaris Burress (R)

Three young teenagers are facing life in prison for killing an elderly man.

Police in Mississippi were called after 70-year-old Henry Adams Jr. was found shot dead.

The man’s body was found outside his home in Baldwyn, at around 1:40 p.m. He had been shot twice in the chest.

Although police did not yet release an official motive for the murder, they said that officers found the victim’s missing wallet in the area.

Police arrested three teens for the murder. They were identified as Jayce Bryson West, 14, Quindaris Burress, 13, and Dequan M. Stribling, 13.

Police said that the victim lived on the same street as Burress.

They were all charged as adults for capital murder and they are being held on $1 million bail each.