Crime And Law

Trio indicted for murder in June 2018 shooting in Dayton; 2 now in custody

Three people were indicted Tuesday on murder charges in connection to a June 2018 shooting in Dayton.

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Carlos Blanton, 20, Tylin Watson, 19, and Kalesha Whitner, 23, are accused of killing 27-year-old Tevin K. Million Sr. of Dayton during the early morning hours of June 11, 2018, in the 2300 block of Newport Avenue in Dayton.

Million was robbed and had been shot multiple times, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

A nationwide arrest warrant was issued for Blanton and Whitner, but Whitner, of Xenia, was taken into custody Tuesday evening and booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

Watson, of Dayton, is jailed on a $1 million bond in the Montgomery County Jail on an unrelated case. He also has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of Sorin Farcus, a 19-year-old Sinclair College student gunned down on Memorial Day in Huber Heights.

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Watson and Whitner will be arraigned Thursday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

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Blanton, Watson and Whitner are charged with four counts of murder, two counts of felonious assault, two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of discharge of firearm on or near prohibited premises, each with three-year firearm specifications; tampering with evidence and grant theft of a firearm.

Blanton and Watson also are charged with having weapons under disability for a prior violent offense and receiving stolen property.

Arraignments are scheduled for Sept. 10 for Blanton and Whitner.