2 of 3 men arrested in home-invasion shooting death charged with first-degree murder

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LINCOLN, Nebraska — Two of three men arrested in connection to the August shooting death of a man have bene charged with first-degree murder.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1wSAZ9O ) that prosecutors charged the 19-year-old Joshua Nootenboom-Carr and 23-year-old Derick Lewis on Friday in the death of 21-year-old Maurice Lamont Williams. Nootenboom-Carr is also charged with attempted robbery and three weapons counts. Lewis also faces an attempted robbery charge.

A third man, 23-year-old Jason Holmes, is set to be arraigned next week. He is accused of arranging the botched robbery and driving the getaway car.

All three men are being held on $50,000 cash bond each.

Police say Williams was shot in the chest during the Aug. 30 home invasion. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com

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