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12-year-old dead after apparent game of Russian roulette in Mississippi; 3 people arrested

JACKSON, Miss. — A 12-year-old boy has died after reportedly planning Russian roulette with others in Jackson, Mississippi.

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According to WLBT, Jackson Fire Deputy Chief Deric Hearn said that a game of Russian roulette led to the death of Markell Noah, 12. Noah was originally missing and was later found at an abandoned house at 334 Audubon Place on Friday evening.

WLBT reported that Jackson Police Department officers arrested two juveniles and a 21-year-old adult Friday.

According to The Associated Press, JPD said that the two juveniles have been charged with murder and the adult has been charged with accessory after the fact of murder.

The investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released, including information about what led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide and robbery detectives at 601-960-1278 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

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