Teen indicted on murder charges for killing Richmond boy defending his sister

Posted at 8:20 PM, Jul 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-07 20:20:14-04

RICHMOND, Va. – A 16-year-old Richmond boy was indicted on murder charges in connection to the killing of eight-year-old Marty Cobb in May.

According to WTVR, a grand jury indicted Mairese Washington Monday on charges of second-degree murder, malicious wounding and strangulation, according to court records.

Marty Cobb

Cobb was killed May 1 along Brandon Road near his South Richmond home.

Family members said he was defending his 12-year-old sister from Washington when the teen then attacked Marty.

Washington was arrested two days later in connection with the homicide.

In June, a judge ruled Washington would be tried as an adult.

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