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13-year-old, 16-year-old charged with murder

Four people have been charged in Saturday's slaying of a Harris County couple, said Harris County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Neil Adams.

A 16-year-old and a 13-year-old juvenile were charged Monday with two counts each of murder, aggravated assault, burglary and robbery in the beating death of Jerry Church and Sherlene Robinson. The teens are in custody at the regional youth detention center in Columbus, Adams said.

Additionally, warrants have been issued charging 19-year-old Dereck Cox and 21-year-old Kevin Thomas McKay with two counts each of murder, aggravated assault, burglary and robbery.

McKay is being held in the Harris County Jail also charged with DUI and possession of marijuana. Cox is in the Troup County Jail on a DUI charge, as well as driving without a license. Both men were arrested Saturday.

Adams said Cox will soon be brought to Harris County.

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