3 family members face murder charge for killing security guard over facemask dispute

Three family members in Michigan, United States have been charged with murder for killing a security guard, Calvin James Munerlyn, 43, who told a daughter to wear a facemask in a shop.

Checkout Magazine gathered that the deceased has gotten into a verbal dispute with customer Sharmel Lashe Teague after her daughter did not comply with Covid-19 pandemic precautions at the Family Dollar Store in Flint, Michigan.

Mr Munerlyn thereafter told the cashier not to serve the family and they left the store only to come back with husband, Larry Edward Teague, 44 and her son Ramonyea Travon Bishop, 23.

Bishop is then alleged to have pulled a gun and shot Mr Munerlyn through the back of his head.

City of Flint police were called to the shop and found Mr Munerlyn on the floor, unconscious and bleeding. He was transported to the Hurley Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Police then arrested Sharmel Lashe Teague for alleged first degree premeditated murder and a firearm charge.

While Larry Edward Teague, Sharmel Lashe Teague and Ramonyea Travon Bishop presently at large were also charged with murder and including carrying a concealed weapon.

Office of Genesee Country Prosecutor, David Leyton, said the death of the security guard was “senseless and tragic” and those responsible will be held accountable to the “fullest extent” of the law.

“From all indications, Mr Munerlyn was simply doing his job in upholding the Governor’s Executive Order related to the Covid-19 pandemic for the safety of store employees and customers,” he said.



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