5 arrested in Indiana home invasion face murder charges
Tuesday, January 08, 2013 08:39 am
SOUTH BEND — Prosecutors have filed murder charges against five people after a woman who was stabbed during a home invasion in South Bend died over the weekend.The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office said Monday that two counts of felony murder were filed against 47-year-old Walter Neely; 21-year-old Khawana Lamar; 19-year-old Lee Griffin; 18-year-old Nate Coley; and 17-year-old Gemari Cotton.
They're charged in the stabbing death of Sandra Price.
The five previously were charged with two robbery counts and three burglary counts in the Dec. 27 break-in in which four other people also were injured.
Court records don't indicate whether any of the five have attorneys. They're being held in the county jail on $100,000 cash bonds. They're scheduled to make their initial court appearances Jan. 14.