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Officials: Teen accused in boy's death took selfie with body

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Maxwell Morton, 16, has been charged as an adult in the shooting death of Ryan Mangan. Instagram photo Maxwell Morton, 16, has been charged as an adult in the shooting death of Ryan Mangan. Instagram photo
Shooting victim Ryan Mangan. Shooting victim Ryan Mangan.

GREENSBURG, PA (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media.

The 16-year-old boy is charged with homicide and a firearms count in the death of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan, who was found Wednesday evening in his Jeannette home.

Police were contacted by the mother of another boy who said he'd received a photo showing the suspect with the victim after he'd been shot, and also received text messages from the suspect saying "Told you I cleaned up the shells" and "Ryan was not the last one."

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck tells the Pittsburgh Tribune Review that the photo "was a key piece of evidence that led investigators to the defendant."

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