Two Columbus men accused of Oct. 2017 murder on Young Ave. set for trial

Two Columbus men accused of Oct. 2017 murder on Young Ave. set for trial

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Two men who are charged with the October 2017 murder of a 19-year-old on Young Ave. in Columbus now have a date to begin their trial.

The pair is now scheduled to head to trial on Nov. 4.

In 2017, witnesses told police that they saw Meade, Scarborough and a third male at or near the house where Murphy was found dead.

Officers say they believe Murphy came to the residence with a group to meet for a gun sale. It is unclear if Murphy was meant to be purchasing or selling a firearm.

Police also say that they believe Scarborough to be the person who pulled the trigger.

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