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Teen wanted for murder of Temple student surrenders to Philadelphia police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A young man wanted to fight the murder of a Temple University student turned himself in to Philadelphia police.

Seven-year-old Latif Williams is the county attorney after police arrested him Wednesday night.

Williams is accused of fatally shooting Samuel Collington, 21, of Prospect Park, Delaware County, on Sunday in an apparent robbery near the North Philadelphia campus.

“We have seen no probable cause to confirm this. We are conducting our own investigation. We do not believe anyone should dismiss this case. In a statement to Action News, Williams’ attorneys said the arrest was only There is an arrest.

According to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Williams was arrested and charged with carjacking a car earlier this year.

“However, as the state’s key witness has not appeared in court, it is our duty at this time to withdraw the coercion case. The incident, which occurred in August, is still under investigation, and our office will continue to defend against this crime.” has been. “Native.”

No one was injured in the August incident.

According to police, Collington arrived near his mother’s 2200 block of N. Park Avenue on Sunday afternoon when he returned home to find the family’s SUV parked by Thanksgiving.

When the authorities descend on their property, the suspected robber starts a fight against him.

According to police, Collington was shot in the chest and back. He was taken to Temple Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Ruth’s mother, Molly Collington, told Action News that her son, after graduating, is making a difference in the world.

“He was our son, and yes, our hero, this fool amazes us,” he said. “We do everything in our honor to get justice for Sam,” he said.

There was a twelve-year-old political science major who was graduating from Temple in a few weeks.

Her mother said she was a history buff and planned to help people become lawyers or politicians.

On Tuesday night, Temple University announced it would increase its security on campus by 50 percent.

The forum will be reserved for parents, students and community members on Thursday at 7 p.m.

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