Teen charged as adult in murder of mother, son

Teen charged as adult in murder of mother, son

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Robert Beman, 17, will be charged as an adult for the first-degree murder of Laura and Ronnie Winborn.

Beman, who was 16 at the time of the murders, is accused of killing the mother and son, along with 28-year-old Derrick Smith.

Beman was arrested on August 31, but is now being formally charged as an adult.

The Winborns were found dead in their home on Vivia Avenue near midnight on August 22, 2015. They were found in separate rooms of the home with gunshot wounds.

Copyright 2016 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved.