Tahj Brewton Wiki – Tahj Brewton Biography
Tahj Brewton, 16, a third young suspect is in custody in relation to the tragic gunshot murders of three youngsters in Central Florida, According to authorities.
According to a Facebook post from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the US Marshals Service helped the Lake County Sheriff’s Office “capture” Tahj Brewton on Saturday. Brewton, who had eluded capture and was regarded as “armed and dangerous,” was the subject of a $10,000 reward given by the sheriff’s office for information leading to his capture.
Brewton, 16, was “arrested on outstanding warrants for carjacking with a firearm, aggravated assault, grand theft of a motor vehicle, fleeing or attempt to elude a law enforcement officer, and tampering with an electronic monitoring device,” according to the sheriff’s office. He was taken into custody not far from Groveland, Florida.
According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, “additional charges are forthcoming” as part of the ongoing investigation into the recent shooting deaths of the three juveniles. Police announced Friday that two additional suspects, Robert Le’Andrew Robinson, 17, and Christopher De’l Atkins, 12, had been detained and charged with first-degree murder.
Tahj Brewton is 16 years old.
Third teenager detained in a triple homicide investigation in Florida
The three young suspects were wanted in connection with the March 31 slayings of three youngsters. CNN is attempting to contact the suspects for comment. It is unclear whether the suspects would go through a juvenile court or an adult court system.
Layla Silvernail, 16, was one of the victims, according to the police, who found her wounded on the side of the road in the Forest Lakes Park neighborhood on March 30. She later passed away from her wounds. The following morning, a 17-year-old man was discovered on the side of the road, and a third victim, a woman, was discovered in the trunk of Silvernail’s car, which was partially drowned in a lake. The other two victims have not been given names by police.
The victims and the accused, according to the police, were reportedly members of criminal organizations.