Love County teenager charged with murder of brother appears in court

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

LOVE COUNTY, OK -- The Love County teenager charged with first degree murder in the death of his brother appeared in court Wednesday.

19-year-old Leroy Jefferson Junior appeared for a status conference where the Love County Court Clerk's office says his attorney made a motion for Jefferson to be evaluated for mental competency.

OSBI says back in December Leroy, his brother Jeremy and their father went to a friends home in Burneyville.

When Leroy allegedly picked up a shotgun and fired multiple times at his brother.

His bond has been denied.

Another court date will be set when his competency evaluation is completed.


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