16-year-old charged with murder of uncle - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

16-year-old charged with murder of uncle

Martesz Childers (Source: FCPD) Martesz Childers (Source: FCPD)

A 16-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder after police said he shot and killed his uncle.

Forrest City, Arkansas, police found Martesz Childers lying in the kitchen at his house in the 800 block of Stonebrook Street on September 1. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said Childers' 16-year-old nephew shot him after the two had an argument over money being stolen.

The suspect has been charged as an adult. He faces charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a minor.

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