Man wanted in connection to Lexus Bell murder turns himself in

Published: Jun. 17, 2018 at 4:10 PM CDT
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In 2016, Lexus Bell was shot and killed during an armed robbery at her home. Several people are now facing charges in her murder.

The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 26-year-old Deon Lamar Young of Bowling Green earlier this month. Young is accused of being with Demetrius Roberson, Tayveon Bibb, and Reba Kirk when police say Roberson shot and killed Lexus Bell while they were robbing her in August of 2016.

Young was indicted on charges of murder, robbery, and wanton endangerment.

13 News spoke with local attorney Alan Simpson on Sunday, June 17, and according to Simpson, Deon Young turned himself in to the Logan County Detention Center on Friday, June 15.

In a statement, Simpson said: "Young found out through his family members that he had been indicted. He drove down from Indiana and turned himself in Friday afternoon to the jail. He'll be arraigned on Thursday."

Earlier this month, Reba Kirk was sentenced to 20 years in prison after she admitted to orchestrating the robbery that resulted in Bell's death.

The man alleged to have pulled the trigger, Demetrius Roberson, appeared in court alongside Tayveon Bibb, who was indicted on murder charges in May.

Acting prosecutor Justin Crocker filed a motion earlier this year in which he explained he will now go after the death penalty for Roberson.

Roberson, who has been declared indigent by the court, is being represented by the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy.

The trial for both Demetrius Roberson and Tayveon Bibb is scheduled for March 2019.

A fourth person facing charges, Jordan Lunsford, has pleaded guilty to his charges for the role he played in the shooting