published Monday, April 21st, 2014

15-year-old boy arrested in Lookout Valley triple homicide

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    The scene of a triple slaying near the 300 block of Kellys Ferry Place in Lookout Valley.
    Photo by Dan Henry /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with three counts of first degree murder in the triple homicide in Lookout Valley on April 9.

The teenager, whose name has not been released, was also charged with one count of attempted first degree murder, said Hamilton County Sheriff spokeswoman Janice Atkinson. The boy will be transported to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center for processing.

Another suspect, 19-year-old Derek Morse, was arrested April 10 and charged with three counts of criminal homicide and one count of attempted criminal homicide. The late-night shooting at 4504 Kellys Ferry Road killed John F. Lang, Caleb N. Boozer and Jon E. Morris.

Sixteen-year-old Michael Callen was the only survivor.

For more information on this story, read Tuesday's Times Free Press.

about Shelly Bradbury...

Shelly Bradbury covers police and crime in Chattanooga and Hamilton County for the Times Free Press. She's been with the paper since 2012, working first as an intern and then as a business reporter. She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint ...

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