2 teens charged in beating death of man over cigarette
Two teenagers are accused of beating a man to death after arguing over a cigarette.
Derrick Burns, 15, and William Davis, 16, both face first degree murder charges. They are being charged as adults.
Prosecutors say Burns and Davis attacked 43-year-old Antoine Baker at a home near Augusta and LeClaire on Monday.
The boys reportedly punched and kicked the man. At one point, burns dropped a speaker on Baker’s head.
Baker died from an asthma attack.
Burns and Davis were later arrested. Bond has been set for both at $500,000.