Murder, porn charges for teen accused of killing man with pans

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by Associated Press and KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 19 at 10:28 PM

TACOMA, Wash. -- The Pierce County prosecutor filed a murder charge Friday against an 18-year-old Puyallup man accused of beating another man to death with frying pans.
  
No body has been found, but Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says there's enough evidence to prove Michael Breer killed 18-year-old Justin Morris on July 10.
 
The prosecutor's office says Breer asked two people for help disposing of the body. A search of Breer's residence revealed blood splatter, bloody clothing, a wallet and identification belonging to Morris and two iron skillets with broken handles.
  
Breer told investigators Morris came at him with a knife, but didn't elaborate.
  
Breer also was charged with possessing child pornography because of images found on his cellphone. He was scheduled for arraignment Friday afternoon.

Family and friends of the victim, Justin Kyle Morris, planned to hold a vigil for him at the Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail in Puyallup at 6 p.m. Friday.
 

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