Mother and half-brother of Malik Terrell charged with aiding a felon

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The mother and brother of Malik Terrell have been charged with harboring or aiding a felon. Malik Terrell has been charged with the beating death of 15-year-old Dennis King.

The mother of Malik Terrell, Salena Terrell, told police that one of her sons told her that he had been robbed at gunpoint of his video game system. She said one of her sons and Malik lured King known as "Boo Man" to the house and Malik beat him with a hammer before walking King to a house down the alley. Salena Terrell told police to check nearby abandoned houses in the search for "Boo Man."

On May 14, three days before King's mother told police he was missing, Salena Terell put Malik on a bus to Chicago to stay with his father. 

On May 20, Milwaukee Police officers found the burnt remains of King in an abandoned house near 11th and Concordia. 

Meakhi Autry-Terrell is the half-brother of Malik. He told police that on May 11 Malik and his other brother attacked King to get him to confess to being part of the video game robbery and to reveal the location of someone else who was involved. Meakhi said that Malik forced entry into the house to make it look like a home invasion and called 911 to tell them that their house was broken into and they had an accomplice detained. According to Meakhi, the police never came. 

Meakhi told police he used towels and disinfectant spray to clean up King's blood on the walls and told his 13-year-old sister to put headphones over her ears so she wouldn't hear the victim screaming. 

According to Meakhi, Malik told him to find some lighter fluid. When he came upstairs with the fluid he saw Malik stabbing "Boo Man" repeatedly in the neck with a large knife and then he saw King become still and eyes go blank. Later in the day, Meakhi's brother told him that they moved King's body to an abandoned house where they burned it.

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