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Three men sought in Henderson teen's slaying

Posted April 17, 2013
Updated April 18, 2013

— Henderson police are looking for three men facing murder charges in connection with the February shooting death of 17-year-old Ja'Quon Seward.

Seward was gunned down while he stood in a group of people on the corner of David and Nicholas streets on Feb. 21.

Daquan Ortiz, 20, was arrested hours later and charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting.

Now, police are seeking Corey Cheek, 17, of 315 Davis Street, Gary Treshon Holden, 21, of 251 Ragland Lane, and Ramek Holden, 18, of 198 Cone Lane.

They are each charged with first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a firearm in the city, felony inciting a riot and felony street gang activity.

A 14-year-old has also been arrested on the same charges. Because he is a juvenile, his name was not released.

Cheek was arrested Feb. 23 on a witness intimidation charge but was later released.

Anyone with information on the three suspects' whereabouts is asked to call police at 252-438-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 252-492-1925.


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  • marciamal1 Apr 18, 2013

    Oh my gosh - I can't understand what goes through these teens heads now adays - well, it looks like they've all ruined their futures -- I hope they are all caught and eventually learn a lesson or two from this senseless crime.

  • Just the facts mam Apr 18, 2013

    I do not have anything constructive to say about the same types of people committing the same senseless and violent crimes over and over again. This idiotic behavior is beyond my understanding as I am not one of them.

  • Bartmeister Apr 18, 2013

    I guess "mug shot" is politically incorrect now? Relic


    Hence the " ". Criminals with a past...................

  • Relic Apr 18, 2013

    "Interesting all three have "file" photos."

    I guess "mug shot" is politically incorrect now?

  • mac240 Apr 18, 2013

    It still amazes me how many young people throw their lives away before they know how to live it!

  • Obamacare survives Apr 18, 2013

    Great society strikes again!

  • Bartmeister Apr 18, 2013

    Interesting all three have "file" photos.

  • Tax Man Apr 17, 2013

    And where are these kid's parents?

  • katzlover Apr 17, 2013

    when charges this strong.. forget the "too young" cra
    and release his name and pic

  • OneLove Apr 17, 2013

    So young. So very very young. No type of home-raising.