Teen pleads guilty in Peoria smoke shop deaths - Tucson News Now

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Teen pleads guilty in Peoria smoke shop deaths

Tyson Langley, 15, is charged with first-degree murder in the January 2012 shooting deaths of Kenneth Matlock and Melinda Bowen at the Euphorium Emporium. (Source: CBS 5 News) Tyson Langley, 15, is charged with first-degree murder in the January 2012 shooting deaths of Kenneth Matlock and Melinda Bowen at the Euphorium Emporium. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A 17-year-old boy charged in the shooting deaths of two people at a Peoria smoke shop pleaded guilty to lesser charges Tuesday.

Tyson Langley pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder, armed robbery and attempted first-degree murder, according to Maricopa County Superior Court.

He is scheduled to be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 28.

Langley had pleaded not guilty to several charges, including two counts of first-degree murder, in the January 2012 shooting deaths of 60-year-old Kenneth Matlock and 38-year-old Melinda Bowen at the Euphorium Emporium.

Prosecutors say Langley also wounded 51-year-old Robert Troutman.

Langley is being charged as an adult. He pleaded not guilty in April and is being held on $2 million bond.

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