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Teen arrested in deaths of Lucedale couple

A Lucedale teenager has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of a couple found slain in a mobile home.

Sheriff Garry Welford said 16-year-old Deon C. McCants was arrested Monday and charged as an adult. McCants was ordered held in the George County jail pending an initial court appearance.

Meleah Griffith, 18, and Dominique Johnson, 21, were found shot to death Jan. 13 inside their home in the Barton community.

Authorities have not released a motive for the murders.

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