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Chaviez Bell has been charged with first-degree murder.
October 05, 2015

Language from the probable cause statement: "On January 18, 2015, police and emergency personnel arrived at 45XX Evans at approximately 12:10am. At the scene, they found the victim, O.B. inside a vehicle. O.B. was pronounced deceased at the scene. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. During an interview with an eyewitness, I learned that the Raphael Bell and the defendant came to that location with the purpose to take the victim’s property against his will. This defendant approached the vehicle that the victim was located inside of. The defendant then struggled with the victim and the defendant shot the victim in the chest. Raphael Bell then drove the defendant away from the scene. "


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