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Three arrested in abduction and murder of Hampton teen

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Feb 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-22 14:21:16-05

Hampton, Va. – Three men have been arrested in the abduction and murder of 19-year-old Jeramiah Elijah Kimble, whose body was found behind Mary Peak Elementary School in Hampton in January.

Police arrested 20-year-old Dwaune Lane Jr., 19-year-old Jaquan Turner and 20-year-old Jamil King on Friday.

Police say Kimble and the three knew each other, and that Lane, Turner and King abducted Kimble on Janurary 4th before killing him. Kimble died from gunshot wounds to his upper and lower body.

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Lane, Turner and King were charged with one count of murder, one count of abduction and one count of conspiracy to commit murder.

They are in custody at the Hampton City Jail.