CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a 16-year-old Thursday morning accused of killing an 18-year-old in southeast Charlotte.
Scott Penaloza is charged with murder in the November death of Jaqual Bennett.
Bennett was found dead in the driveway of his home on Village Lake Drive.
Detectives originally called it a death investigation, but medical examiners later ruled Bennett’s death as Charlotte’s 77th homicide of the year.
Neither a cause of death or motive have been released.
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