3 teens charged with first-degree murder, accused of slaying 15-year-old in West Seattle
SEATTLE -- Two juveniles and an 18-year-old man have been charged with first-degree murder Friday for allegedly robbing and killing a 15-year-old boy in September in West Seattle, according to court documents.
Court documents state 18-year-old Jonatan Islas-Martinez , 16-year-old Diego Carballo-Oliveros and 17-year-old Elizabeth Cabrera-Aparicio lured Derek Juarez-Lopez into the woods Sept. 5 near Westcrest Park where he was robbed and stabbed.
Juarez-Lopez died at Harborview Medical Center hours later.
Both Carballo-Oliveros and Cabrera-Aparicio are being charged as adults, and prosecutors recommended to the court Friday that they be held in King County's adult detention center, court documents state.
Charges come after the three were arrested Tuesday.
According to court documents, the teens lured Juarez-Lopez into the woods in order to rob him of marijuana.
That is when Juarez-Lopez was reportedly stabbed several times with a knife and left to bleed to death, court documents state.
All three defendants are being held on $1 million bail. They are scheduled for arraignment November 2.
"These defendants have demonstrated through their actions that they are exceedingly dangerous," King County senior deputy prosecuting attorney Brian M. McDonald wrote in the court documents.