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Two teens charged with capital murder released on bond

Two teens charged with capital murder have been released on bond.

Posted: Dec. 15, 2017 5:12 PM
Updated: Dec. 15, 2017 9:45 PM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – Two of the three teenagers charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a Baldwyn businessman have been released on bond.

Dequan Stribling, 13, and Jayce Bryson West, 14, are both free on a $50,000 bond.


Henry Adams Jr. (on left)

They, along with Quindaris Burress, 13, all face capital murder charges in the shooting death of Henry Adams, Jr. 70, during an armed robbery.


Adams was found dead on October 23 at his home. The three had been held in the Lee County jail since their arrest.

During a detention hearing Thursday, December 14, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Gardner set bond for Stribling and West at $50,000.

The case will be presented to a Lee County grand jury at a later date.

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