3 Teens Charged With Murder of Chicago Student

Three youths charged as adults, held without bail, for taped killing
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 28, 2009 2:49 PM CDT

(Newser) – Chicago police have charged three teens with the murder of Derrion Albert, the high school honor student whose vicious beating was captured on video and widely circulated. Silvanus Shannon, 19, Eugene Riley, 18, and Eric Carson, 16, were all charged as adults with first-degree murder and ordered held without bail. Carson is on probation for a previous robbery conviction, but the other two do not have criminal records, the Tribune reports.