Two twin sisters have been charged in connection to the homicide of their teenage brother who was strangled to demise in Maryland in 2017, officers stated Friday.
Lemae and Leaundra Matthews, the 23-year outdated twins, have been two of three individuals busted for conspiring to commit the brutal homicide after new proof has come to mild.
Daniel Howard, 25, was additionally arrested for the killing, police stated, in line with native experiences.
All three have been charged with first-degree homicide and are being held with out bond.
Their arrests come years after Tysean Lipford, 24, a former boyfriend and father to 2 of Leaundra Matthew’s youngsters, was sentenced to 30 years in jail after he admitted to choking the sufferer, teenager Christian Matthews, to demise inside the house he shared together with his sister in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Textual content messages between Lipford and Leaundra Matthews revealed that she had requested Lipford to kill her teenage brother after he had threatened her and her little one, coldly saying in a textual content message to Lipford that “he [Matthews] needed to go,” in line with court docket paperwork obtained by Fox 5.
Leaundra Matthews additionally allegedly informed her mom that she’d helped kill her brother, displaying no regret for the alleged fratricide saying “It needed to be achieved” and that Matthews “wasn’t going to cease,” court docket paperwork stated.
Howard, known as “Ghost” in court docket paperwork, allegedly held Matthews down whereas Lipford choked him to demise.
All three are actually being held with out bond.