Boy Scout charged with first-degree murder in slaying of parents, brothers

TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- A 16-year-old Maryland Boy Scout accused of killing his parents and two younger brothers has been indicted on four counts of first-degree murder.

The members of the Browning family were shot to death in suburban Baltimore earlier this month.

Authorities say Nicholas Browning was charged after confessing to police and telling investigators where he'd stashed the weapon, a handgun belonging to his father.

Police say the teenager had disagreements with his father, but beyond that haven't discussed a possible motive.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 15539702 -
Gray Television, Inc.