Arrest made in Phenix City teen’s murder

Martavious Miles (Source: Russell County Jail)
Martavious Miles (Source: Russell County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An arrest has been made in the ongoing investigation into a shooting incident that resulted in the death of 17-year-old Tyrelle Kynard.

The incident occurred on Sept. 20 at approximately 11 p.m. in the 1500 block of 17th Avenue behind the Central Activities Center.

Martavious Miles, 17, of Phenix City has been charged with the murder of Kynard, his first cousin, and is being held at the Russell County Jail.

This is a continuing investigation and no further information about this case is available for release at this time.

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