Las Vegas teenagers seem in grownup courtroom, face homicide prices for lethal beating of classmate Jonathan Lewis

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Dontral Beaver, 16; Gianni Robinson, 17; and Damien Hernandez, 17, and Treavion Randolph, 16, face homicide prices in connection to Lewis’ loss of life on Nov. 7.

All 4 teenagers will face their judgment collectively.

Lewis was brutally crushed close to Rancho Excessive Faculty on Nov. 1 when he fought with an unnamed peer over a set of wi-fi headphones, which had been allegedly stolen from him or one among his mates, Las Vegas Murder Lt. Jason Johansson stated throughout a press convention Tuesday.

17-year-old suspect Damien Hernandez.
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17-year-old suspect Gianni Robinson.
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Lewis died from blunt pressure trauma on Nov. 7

His household shared earlier this month that Lewis had been defending a pal who was being bullied.

16-year-old suspect Treavion Randolph.
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16-year-old suspect Dontral Beaver.
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“One among his smaller mates had one thing stolen by this group of 15, and so they threw the small boy within the trash can, and our son confronted them and he was attacked,” in accordance with a GoFundMe web page arrange by his household.

Jonathan Lewis, 17, died about two weeks after getting attacked by a mob outdoors Rancho Excessive Faculty in Las Vegas.
The mob of violent children swarmed Lewis and commenced hitting and kicking the outnumbered teen repeatedly within the head as he lay defenseless on the bottom.

A Choose can certify youngsters over the age of 14 as adults for any felony offense, together with homicide, although the method shouldn’t be automated, in accordance with the outlet.

Lewis was delivered to the hospital and placed on life assist after the assault however died every week later.

“I do know there’s nonetheless two excellent juveniles, now we have 4 down nonetheless inside the juvenile system that weren’t in a position to be direct file,” Clark County Deputy District Lawyer Shanon Clowers-Sanborn stated on Friday.

Clark County District Lawyer Steve Wolfson instructed 8 Information Now that different movies of the beating, not at the moment circulating on-line, present much more ugly angles of the assault that led to Lewis’s loss of life.

“On the finish of the day, a younger man was brutally murdered, and I consider that a few of these juveniles might be held accountable,” Wolfson instructed The Las Vegas Evaluate-Journal earlier this week.

Beaver, Robinson, and Hernandez are scheduled to look in courtroom once more on Nov. 21.

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