Four Nevada Teens Charged With Second Degree Murder Of Classmate

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Prosecutors charged four Las Vegas teenagers with second degree murder Tuesday after they allegedly beat their classmate to death, according to multiple reports.

The teenagers, Dontral Beaver, Gianni Robinson, Damien Hernandez and Treavion Randolph will be tried as adults in Clark County District Court, the New York Post (NYP) reported. (RELATED: Teens Who Carjacked Grandma, Dragged Her To Death Get Sweetheart Plea Deal)

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson announced the four were also charged with conspiracy to commit battery resulting in substantial bodily harm, the Las Vegas Review-Journal (LVRJ) reported.

Police arrested the four last week after the death of Jonathan Lewis Jr., per LVRJ. 10 of Lewis Jr.’s classmates allegedly attacked him Nov. 1 amid a dispute over a pair of wireless headphones and possibly a marijuana vape pen, police said.

Police say they have a video of the alleged lethal altercation, LVRJ noted. Lewis Jr. reportedly died in the hospital from the injuries he sustained, according to the NYP.

“I reviewed all of the evidence yesterday with my colleagues, with Metropolitan Police Department detectives, and we didn’t feel that there was that advanced premeditation,” Wolfson said, according to the NYP. Wolfson mentioned police have arrested nine suspects so far and are still investigating the alleged tenth person who remains at large, 8 News Now reported.

As of yet, only the four named suspects have been formally charged.

“That family was shattered, and all the other families and their lives have been shattered as well,” Wolfson said, per the NYP. “But at the end of the day, I believe there has to be consequences.”