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Two charged with teen's murder at Frederick hotel in April

Malakai Tyrelle Cooke
Posted at 12:32 PM, Jun 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-24 12:43:41-04

FREDERICK, Md. — Police have charged two suspects in connection to a 17-year-old's murder at a Frederick hotel.

Malakai Tyrelle Cooke was fatally shot April 16, at the Country Inn & Suites on Spectrum Drive near Francis Scott Key Mall.

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Officials say surveillance footage and witness accounts led detectives to two Frederick men, 20-year-old Tyree Haynes and Edward Dwimoh, 18.

Tyree Haynes & Edward Dwimoh
(L-R) Tyree Haynes & Edward Dwimoh

Police have not released any information on a potential motive or indication on how the victim and suspects may have known each other.