Final defendant convicted in 2013 Decatur murder

Final defendant convicted in 2013 Decatur murder
Charles Makekau

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - The third and final defendant has been convicted in the 2013 murder of 21-year-old James Patrick Travers II.

Charles Makekau, 29, was convicted of felony murder, according to Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson. Sentencing will be next month.

Prosecutors say Travers was killed when the defendants went to his home to steal from him. He was fatally shot while trying to get away.

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Makekau was not there during the crime. Prosecutors say he was charged for giving police false information about the crime.

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