Two Marietta teens arrested in stabbing death - CBS46 News

Two Marietta teens arrested in stabbing death

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Josue Chapa, Brandon Betancourt Josue Chapa, Brandon Betancourt

Two teenagers have been arrested in Marietta in connection with a stabbing death.

On Saturday around 11:30 p.m., Marietta police responded to the area of South Marietta Parkway and Aviation Road for a report of an unconscious person laying in a grassy area near the roadway.

The victim, Marqise Carruthers, 18, of Marietta, was discovered to have had a single knife wound to the chest.

Carruthers was rushed to Kennestone Hospital where he died.

An investigation revealed that an altercation had occurred between Carruthers and the two juveniles at another location and ended near the CCT parking lot.

Marietta police detectives arrested Josue Chapa, 14, and Brandon Betancourt, 16, both of Marietta, and charged them as adults with murder.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Daniel Ohmann at 770-794-5372 or the Marietta Police Anonymous Tip Line at 770-794-6990.

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