Local News

Five charged with murder in Bringle Court death

Posted August 1, 2008 2:01 p.m. EDT
Updated August 1, 2008 2:35 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police upgraded the charges against a suspect in the slaying of a man whose body was found in a southeast Raleigh subdivision July 26.

Zachary Delarente Colmore, 17, is the fifth person to be charged with murder in the death of Robert George Gagnon Jr., 28.

Gagnon was found at 5600 Bringle Court. A neighbor reported hearing sounds of a scuffle in the home the night before, police said.

Also charged with murder are Michael Jordan McDuffie, 21, Bravette Devon Chrisp, 18, Marcus Pierre Davon Johnson, 21, and Darrell Jerome Lavine, 19.

Ebony Monique Johnson, 18, Louis Johnson III, 21, Joshua Lee Locus, 20, and Murad Terrell Taylor, 21, are charged with accessory after the fact of murder.

Police haven't released information about the cause of Gagnon's death or the killers' motive.

The case remains under investigation.