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Grand jury indicts two college football players on capital murder charges for deadly marijuana robbery

May 5, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Grand jury indicts two college football players on capital murder charges for deadly marijuana robbery

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A Texas grand jury has indicted a pair of Division II college football stars on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man during a robbery in Fort Worth back in January.

Prosecutors accuse both 20-year-old Dontrell Dock and 19-year-old Brodrick Ross for the January 11th killing of Chris-Dion Russell in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dock and Ross, who both played on the McMurry University football team, could each face the death penalty if convicted.

Dock and Ross stand accused in the shooting death of Chris-Dion Russell

According to the indictment, Dock and Ross allegedly broke into the victim’s apartment to rob marijuana when they fatally shot Russell in the chest.

He was rushed by ambulance to a local area hospital where he died a short time later, The Star-Telegram reported.

Officials said investigators captured a Chrysler 300 leaving the scene of the crime on CCTV, which police traced back to the brother of Ross.

Brodrick Ross, pictured right Ryan McBeth (center), and Dontrell Dock,¬†left were arrested for Russell’s murder

The grand jury decided against charging a third player, Ryan McBeth, who was also arrested in connection with the fatal shooting.

Both suspects had initially named McBeth, who was present on the night of the murder, as the gunman.

However, the indictment implicates Dock and Ross in Russell’s death.

Dock is scheduled to appear for a court hearing in Fort Worth on Friday morning.

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