One Teen Dead

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By 106.3 WORD

Two upstate teens have been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of another teenager whose body was found beside a road last weekend. 

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 18-year-old Jalen G'Vonte Hines of Greenville turned himself in to deputies Thursday night. 

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A second teen, 19 year-old Eric Silverio Mondragon was arrested at home in Oconee County. 

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Both Hines and Mondragon have been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent in the death of 16-year-old Robert Tyler Butler, whose body was found beside a road on Saturday. 

Deputies say the shooting happened during a drug transaction in Easley about 11 hours before Butler's body was found.