Police seek weapon used in kid killing as 3 teenagers charged

Friday, May 19, 2017|4:35 p.m.

JACKSON, Miss.– Authorities on Friday looked for the weapon utilized in the killing of a 6-year-old Mississippi kid, as 3 jailed teens dealt with murder charges that might bring the capital punishment.

Madison County District Lawyer Michael Visitor said Friday that authorities are searching for the weapon but are positive they have enough proof versus the 3 teenager believes to continue without it.

Officials state the teenagers eliminated Kingston Frazier after taking his mom’s cars and truck from a supermarket parking area after 1 a.m. Thursday.

“I do not believe that it is anything other than a criminal offense of opportunity,” Visitor said, stating there was no evidence of any much deeper plot besides taking a cars and truck that Frazier’s mother left running with her child inside. Security video reveals that after Ebony Archie left, another vehicle increased and a guy went out and after that repelled in her Camry.

Charged Thursday with capital murder were 19-year-old Byron McBride of Pickens, 17-year old D’Allen Washington of Ridgeland and 17-year-old Dwan Wakefield of Ridgeland. Each is set for an initial court look Monday morning and up until then is imprisoned without bail in Madison County, just north of Jackson.

Guest wouldn’t state if any of the males have actually admitted. It’s unclear if any of the 3 have attorneys. Guest stated he didn’t think anyone else was involved.

All 3 were apprehended after authorities found the body of Kingston Frazier dead from gunshot injuries in the back of his mother’s taken automobile, abandoned on a dead-end roadway. Madison County Coroner Alex Breeland says Kingston was shot several times.

Archie’s family members told regional news media Friday that she had gotten her son from his grandma after going out with friends to commemorate her birthday, and was dashing into the Kroger to purchase celebration materials to commemorate Kingston’s kindergarten graduation, which was scheduled Friday.

“She feels guilty for that she decided to go inside the shop and leave the car running when she went inside the shop,” David Archie, Ebony Archie’s uncle, informed WLBT-TV

Visitor said he was told Frazier was shot at least 4 times.

Breeland stated an autopsy was completed and the young boy’s body was launched to a funeral house. Nevertheless, no funeral arrangements had actually been set up since Friday afternoon.

Visitor stated Washington is presently under indictment for heist in Madison County.

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