Philadelphia teen wanted in motel murder

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A Philadelphia teenager is wanted on capital murder charges in connection with a weekend murder at a motel.

The man,18-year-old Marlon Boyd, has not been apprehended after two others were arrested on Tuesday, police said.

Desmond Davis, 27, of Philadelphia was found dead at the Western Motel on Holland Avenue on Saturday at about 12:45 a.m., said Philadelphia Police Det. Bobby Pattillo.

Brandon Goodin, 21, of Philadelphia and Shianne White, 21, of Union are in jail without bond, Philadelphia Police said in a Facebook post on Wednesday afternoon.

Police are attributing a quick response from patrol officers and investigators who gathered evidence and witness statements.

Goodin and White are currently in custody at the Winston County Correctional Facility.

The Philadelphia Police Department asks if anyone has any additional information or knows the whereabouts of Boyd please call (601) 656-2131 or Crime stoppers at 1-855-485-TIPS.

Pattillo said that PPD was called to the scene in reference to shots reported being fired and an alleged assault.

Responding officers found Davis on the scene with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.


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