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Selfie Incrimination

Ryan Mangan, 16, a student at Jeannette (Pa.) High School, was murdered — shot in the face in his own home. Police are pretty sure they know who did it. Maxwell Marion Morton, 16, a fellow student, allegedly not only took a “selfie” with the body, he sent it to another student, who saved it and forwarded it to police. When investigators searched Morton’s home, they found a pistol — and a spent shell. He also allegedly sent a text message reading, “Ryan was not the last one.” Morton has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder. (RC/Pittsburgh Tribune) ...Which, I hope, means Ryan was the last one.
Original Publication Date: 01 March 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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