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Parents Of Johnston County Teens Will Stand Trial

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JOHNSTON COUNTY — Almost a month after they buried their three children, Kent and Nissa Warren will go on trial.

The Warrens are charged with misdemeanor child abuse and storing a firearm in a manner accessible to children. Their trial date has been set for Sept. 6 in Johnston County.

If convicted on both charges, they could face up to 120 days in jail, probation, and a fine.

Their children died in a double-murder, suicide.

Police said that 14-year-old Brandon Warren shot his half-sister Marnie, 19, and his brother, Bradley, 13, and then turned the gun on himself.