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Two charged in murder of woman in Mechanicsville

June 8th, 2013 2:21 pm by Deborah Ince, Knoxville News Sentinel

Two charged in murder of woman in Mechanicsville

Members of the Knoxville Police Department's Special Operations Squad leave the scene of a home at 1604 Moses Ave. on Friday, June 7, 2013 after police found five individuals in the home were taken into custody who are suspects in a shooting that occurred

KNOXVILLE - Two men are charged with murder in the killing of a young mother of newborn twins outside a Mechanicsville house Friday morning.

Lavonte Dominique Simmons, 22, and Shawn David O’Neill, 24, have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Uniquea Brown, 21, and are being held in Knox County Jail today on $1 million bonds, according to the Knoxville Police Department

They were found hiding in a house at 1605 Mose Ave. on Friday. Additional charges against the two are possible, according to police.

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