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Murder charges dropped against Compton man in double homicide
Murder charges dropped against Compton man in double homicide

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved a motion by prosecutors to dismiss murder charges against a 19-year-old Compton man. Justin Marquis Scott had been charged with capital murder in the Oct. 8 double homicide of his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend's grandmother, as well as the attempted murder of her boyfriend. Scott had faced a sentence of life in prison without parole or possibly the death penalty if he had been convicted of all charges. HOMICIDE REPORT: Chronicling Los Angeles County homicides Scott’s lawyer, Juliette Robinson, said surveillance videos show her client at two shopping centers in Compton on the day of the shootings. ...

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