Po­lice: 2 stole mar­i­juana from vic­tim be­fore mur­der

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The 19-year-olds, who knew the Berry stu­dent, re­port­edly used a gun to rob him be­fore shoot­ing him to death.

Two teens ac­cused of shoot­ing to death a Berry Col­lege stu­dent are fac­ing ad­di­tional charges of armed rob­bery and drug pos­ses­sion.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail records:

Ricket Da­mon Carter, 19, of 2113 Sev­enth St. in Colum­bus; and Troy Ja­mal Cok­ley, 19, of 712 Gar­den Lake Drive in Riverdale, were in the Floyd County Jail with­out bond Sun­day night.

The two are charged with the Satur­day morn­ing mur­der of Joseph P. McDaniel of Colum­bus, a Berry busi­ness stu­dent who lived at the Sum­mer­stone Apart­ments off Old Sum­merville Road.

Po­lice said Carter and Cok­ley, who knew McDaniel, used a gun to rob him of mar­i­juana in his apart­ment Ricket Da­mon Carter Troy Ja­mal Cok­ley

and then shot him. They were ar­rested on felony mur­der war­rants Satur­day night in Colum­bus.

They each were ad­di­tion­ally charged Sun­day with the felonies pos­ses­sion of a firearm dur­ing the com­mis­sion of a crime, ag­gra­vated as­sault, armed rob­bery and pos­ses­sion of mar­i­juana. counts of felony ob­struc­tion, pos­ses­sion of metham­phetamine and mis­de­meanor crim­i­nal tres­pass.

Fey­er­abend is ac­cused of de­stroy­ing his neigh­bor’s prop­erty and ac­tively re­sist­ing ar­rest. He was taken into cus­tody early Sun­day at his home.

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