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Boy, 15, accused in southwestern Ill. killing

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

Belleville, Ill. – Authorities in St. Clair County have charged a 15-year-old boy as an adult in the shooting death of a man outside an East St. Louis convenience store.

Prosecutors charged Jevon Wilbourn of Washington Park with first-degree murder.

Authorities contend Wilbourn shot 28-year-old Damario Moore to death after the two exchanged words early Sunday outside the store.

Moore's widow, Trebla Moore, tells the Belleville News-Democrat that she and her husband went to the business to get ice and that her husband was at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Wilbourn is jailed on $500,000 bond at a juvenile-detention center.

He doesn't have a listed home telephone number, and it isn't clear if he has an attorney.

Information from: Belleville News-Democrat, http://www.bnd.com


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