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Teen charged in Durham beating death

Posted November 18, 2014

Myquan Deshun Spears

— Police said Tuesday that a Durham 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with a fatal beating in October.

Myquan Deshun Spears was charged with murder and was placed in the Durham County jail without bond.

The body of Willie Shon Sadler, 43, of Durham, was found inside a vehicle in the 3000 block of East Weaver Street in Durham street on Oct. 22. Investigators later determined he had been attacked by a group and beaten to death.

Investigators said Tuesday that Sadler's death didn't appear to be a random incident.

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  • stymieindurham Nov 18, 2014

    Another one for the public defender's office.