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2 charged in death of Henderson County student

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017 12:49 pm
EVANSVILLE — Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting that left a 17-year-old Henderson County High School dead. The Evansville Courier & Press reports a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Joshua Bumphus on a charge of first-degree assault and 18-year-old Elijah Roberts for murder.

Authorities say it appears student Autumn Burkhart was an unintended victim in a fight in an alley between the men in November. She died during surgery at an Evansville hospital.

Both men remain in custody. It was immediately unclear if they had attorneys.

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