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Murder suspect confesses to motel shooting

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Javonte Thomas is charged with first-degree murder. Javonte Thomas is charged with first-degree murder.
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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – A 19-year-old man admitted to killing another man at a Memphis motel. Javonte Thomas is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Quintin Fifer.

Fifer was killed at the Deluxe Inn and Suites on the 3400 block of Lamar Avenue in February. During the investigation, Thomas became a suspect in Fifer's death.

According to the police affidavit, Thomas confessed to shooting Fifer multiple times.

Thomas is due in court Tuesday.

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