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Implicative Selfie Teen charged for murder after taking photo with dead body

Maxwell took a selfie with a dead body and sent to his friend on SnapChat; now the photo has been tendered as a major evidence in the murder charge against.

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  play Maxwell Marion Morton (L) accused of murder of Ryan Mangan (R) (UK Mirror)
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A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in America after he took a selfie with the dead body of a boy and sent to a friend on social media.

According to the police, Maxwell Marion Morton snapped a selfie with “the victim sitting in a chair with a gunshot wound to the face.”

He has now been charged with the murder of another 16-year-old, Ryan Mangan, at his home in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, February 4.

The police obtained the photo from a woman who reported that her son had received the photo through SnapChat.

The woman also revealed to the police that her son had received two text messages, with one saying; “I told you I cleaned up the shells" and the other saying "Ryan was not the last one".

The suspect has been charged with criminal homicide, murder in the first degree and possession of a firearm by a minor.

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