Boys, 14 and 16, charged with murder in Marietta

Boys, 14 and 16, charged with murder in Marietta

Updated: Oct 1, 2013 05:43 PM
MARIETTA, Ga. -

Authorities in Marietta have arrested two teenagers accused of killing a man allegedly in retaliation for an earlier robbery.

Police have arrested 14-year-old Josue Chupa and 16-year-old Brandon Betancourt in the death of 18-year-old Marqise Carruthers.

Carruthers was found stabbed to death near the Cobb Community Transport Terminal lot on South Marietta Parkway on Saturday night.

According to arrest warrants obtained by FOX 5, Chupa had allegedly been attacked and robbed. Chupa then got Betancourt and the two went back and confronted the robbers. Carruthers was stabbed in his chest in the ensuing altercation, according to police.  

Chupa and Betancourt are being held without bond in a youth detention center. Authorities said there could be more arrests made in the case.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report

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