Four male juveniles arrested in woman’s death

Published 12:04 pm Thursday, September 18, 2008

Four male juveniles are jailed in the fatal beating of a Montgomery woman.

Montgomery Police Chief Arthur Baylor announced the arrests at a news conference Thursday.

He said officers arrested Herbert Turner and Quanderrious Johnson, both 17; 16-year-old Jhavarske Lewis; and a 15-year-old whose name was withheld.

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Baylor said each boy was charged with capital murder.

The four are accused of striking 53-year-old Brenda Sherard in the face with a pistol in the front yard of her home on Sept. 11. She died two days later.

Her husband escaped injury.

Police said robbery was the motive.