NEWPORT NEWS, V.A.–A teen accused in the murder of a 13-year-old allegedly confessed to the crime using social media, WTKR reports.
According to the report, the 15-year-old boy charged with the murder in Newport News last year confessed in a Facebook message he sent to his victim after the crime, according to affidavits for search warrants filed in a circuit court this month.
15-year-old Kashawn Hines is accused of shooting Lamonee Johnson-Chisholm, 13, to death last November in front of the victim’s home.
In the affidavit, investigators say Hines wrote in a Facebook message to Johnson-Chisholm, “He did not mean to kill him and that he only meant to scare him by shooting Lamoee. Kashawn also stated he was sorry for killing Lamonee because they used to be friends.”
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