Five men are now formally facing first degree murder charges in connection to the Sept. 2017 murder of Jesus Avila. 

Andrew John "AJ" Granado, 21, of Tulsa, Okla., Jordy Cornejo-Campoverde, 21, Armando Nunez, 20, Alan Alanis, 19, and Jovan Pecina, 22, — all of Emporia — have been charged with murder in the first degree, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery, aggravated robbery, arson and interference with a law enforcement officer.

Cornejo-Campoverde has been charged as an adult while the other four are currently being charged as juveniles.

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Absolute disgust these men are filth that need to be tried as adults this isn't a juvenile case they need time to think about their degenerate acts.


Charged as juveniles ?? WTH ?!!

They are men NOW and should face prison time if found guilty.

Oh but I’m sure you bleeding heart liberal worms will disagree.


I'm fairly certain given the severity of the crime and the intentional nature of it they could be tried as adults.

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