Drug evidence discovered in Duncan “thrill killing”
DUNCAN, Okla -Investigators say they are getting a better idea of the frame of mind of three suspects just before they allegedly shot and killed an Australian baseball player for fun.
Authorities say they found evidence of marijuana use in the car that was allegedly involved in the murder of 22-year-old Christopher Lane.
Officials say they also found a spent .22-caliber casing from under the rear passenger seat, numerous .22-caliber bullets inside a fuse box and a 12-gauge shotgun in the trunk that had its serial number removed.
Lane was shot once in the back on August 16 while jogging in Duncan.
The East Central University baseball player was in town visiting his girlfriend.
Three teens have been arrested in connection with the crime.
Two of the teenagers, 16-year-old Chancey Luna and 15-year-old James Edwards Jr., face a charge of first-degree murder
Michael Jones, 17, is charged with accessory to murder.
So far, investigators have not been able to find the .22-caliber pistol believed to have been used in the murder.