Rochester Teen Charged in Beechwood Homicide

Kyelon Marbury (photo RPD)Photo: Joseph Lasky

A Rochester teen is facing a murder charge, in a fatal shooting in the Beechwood neighborhood.

Police say 17-year-old Kyelon Marbury gunned down 35-year-old Jermaine Wilkins in February.on Denver Street.

U.S. Marshals arrested Marbury at a Henrietta hotel.

Investigators believe Marbury was involved in several other violent crimes in Rochester.

Marbury is charged with 2nd-degree murder, reckless endangerment, and a gun crime.

He is being held at the Children's Detention Center, and the case is expected to be presented to a grand jury.

Anyone with information on Marbury's crimes is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 428-7157, or email

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