Two high school athletes arrested for murder in robbery gone wrong, police said

Source: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 18 2021, Published 4:50 p.m. ET

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Two high school student athletes have been arrested in connection to the murder of a man last month, cops say.

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Alpharetta police say 17-year-old Cameron Walker and 18-year-old Jonathan Murray were arrested Nov. 17 in connection to the robbery and murder of Connor Mediate, 24, WSB-TV reported.

Mediate was shot and killed at the Collingwood Apartment Homes on Kimball Bridge Road in Alpharetta, Georgia on Oct. 14, according to WSB-TV.

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Mediate was shot several times in the apartment community’s parking lot, WSB-TV reported.

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Investigators say an intense, month-long investigation into the murder led to Walker and Murray being identified as suspects, according to WSB-TV.

The two play varsity basketball at Milton High School, according to the team roster obtained by WSB-TV.

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Both Walker and Murray are being held in the Fulton County Jail on charges of attempted armed robbery and murder, WSB-TV reported. Police have not revealed a motive in the slaying or how they connected the suspects to the case.

A judge denied bond for the duo, according to WSB-TV.


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