Trial for 3 men charged the rape, murder of Arnesha Bowers delayed

Posted at 2:41 PM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 14:41:15-04

The trial for three men charged in the rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl was delayed Thursday.

According to online records,  the trial for 14-year-old Raeshawn Rivers, Adonay Dixon and John Childs was delayed.

 Police said they raped and strangled Arnesha Bowers before setting her Northeast Baltimore home on fire.

Investigators also said the murder was part of Rivers' gang initiation.

Rivers is being charged as an adult.

All three suspects face multiple charges including kidnapping, arson, rape and murder.


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