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Murder suspect transferred on 18th birthday

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - A teen, who faces charges in connection to the slaying of a Berry College student, has been transferred to general population at the Hamilton County Jail from juvenile lockup.

Adram Thomas Young was transferred on his 18th birthday Monday. He's facing charges of criminal conspiracy, especially aggravated burglary, possession of a firearm while in commission of a felony and first degree murder. 

Charles Holsey, 19, was found shot inside of a crashed car in the 700 block of North Market Street on March 2. He was transported by ambulance and later pronounced dead.

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Investigators said they believe Holsey was buying or selling drugs, just a few blocks down the road in the 300 block of Sylvan Street. They said he was shot in that location, after a fight broke out. He and a witness then sped away in his car until it crashed in the 700 block of North Market Street.

Police believe Young did not act alone. Briston J. Smith Jr., 18, was taken into custody in Catoosa County and faces charges of felony murder, especially aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery. Robert Henry Thompson, 18, faces charges including first degree murder. A criminal conspiracy charge was dismissed.
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