College Student Charged With Killing Parents in Michigan Dorm Moved to Jail - NBC Chicago

College Student Charged With Killing Parents in Michigan Dorm Moved to Jail

James Davis Jr. heard the murder charges against him while in a hospital bed this week.

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    Suburban Teen Arraigned on Murder Charges

    A 19-year-old student is charged with killing his parents last week in his university dorm room. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

    (Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018)

    A 19-year-old student accused of killing his parents at Central Michigan University has been transferred to jail from a hospital.

    Records show that James Davis Jr. was moved to the Isabella County jail on Wednesday. He heard the murder charges against him while in a hospital bed this week.

    Authorities say Davis Jr. shot his parents, James and Diva Davis, of Plainfield, Illinois, in his dorm room last Friday.

    He was captured early Saturday after a 16-hour manhunt in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

    Student Accused of Fatally Shooting Parents Apprehended

    Student Accused of Fatally Shooting Parents Apprehended

    A student accused of fatally shooting his parents at Central Michigan University Friday morning has been apprehended, police say. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria reports.

    (Published Saturday, March 3, 2018)

    A train conductor called 911 when he spotted Davis Jr. in his underwear. Chris Bagwell, president of Great Lakes Central Railroad, says the crew wondered if he might try to jump on the train.

    A funeral for Davis Jr.'s parents is set for Saturday in Broadview, Illinois.

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