The 17 year-old teen arrested in the brutal hammer beating death of Bosnian refugee Zemir Begic was charged as an adult.
17-year-old Robert Mitchell is being charged as an adult with murder and armed criminal action. He and two other teens allegedly beat Zemir Begic, 32 to death with hammers. (KMOV)
Mitchell faces one count of first degree murder and one count of armed criminal action.
The victim was with his fiance and family members when he left a restaurant near historic Bevo Mill.
That’s when the three black teens beat him to death with hammers.
32 year-old Bosnian refugee Zemir Begic was beaten to death with hammers in South St. Louis late Saturday night.
Three teens, 15, 16 and 17, were arrested.
According to a local resident the youths were screaming,
“F— the white people. Kill the white people.”
Via Bob McCarty:
From the video:
And, of course, it’s a white kid, right after black people running up and down the street saying, ‘Eff the white people, kill the white people.’ This is what we have.”