Second teen arrested in murder of 14-year-old Bridgeport boy, allegedly lured over Snapchat

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
2nd teen arrested in Bridgeport teen's murder
The teen's parents say their son was lured over Snapchat.

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested in the murder of a Connecticut teenager.

Jose Nunez, 14, was allegedly lured to his death through social media.

A 14-year-old boy in Bridgeport turned himself in to police, and allegedly admitted that he played a role in Nunez's death.

Nunez was reported missing last Tuesday. His body was found in a wooded area outside of Bridgeport the next day.

Police have already arrested and charged 19-year-old Diante Willoughby, who the family says contacted Nunez over Snapchat.

Willoughby is charged with murder with bail set at $1 million.

Nunez' father said Jose had met the man on social media.

"I just want to make it clear to all parents, please take care of your kids with the phones," Higinio Campos said. "These people were still able to get to him on Snapchat and lure him right out of my house."

Nunez' aunt, 19-year-old Alyssa Ferrer, said Jose was like a brother to her and her best friend.

"To take a child from somebody, how can you do that? You have to be heartless to take somebody else's life," she said, holding back tears. "I hope this man rots in jail."


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