Four of five charged in murder of Evon Young due in court

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Four of the five men charged in connection with the death of Evon Young are due in court Tuesday, May 28th for pretrial hearing.

37-year-old Ron Allen, 23-year-old Devin Seaberry, 26-year-old Billy Griffin, 18-year-old Ashanti Mcalister, 27-year-old Victor Stewart face first-degree intentional homicide charges. The charges come with a maximum life in prison sentence upon conviction.

According to the criminal complaint in the case, the five defendants were at Young’s home when his roommate accused Young of stealing. Investigators say the defendants took Young to the basement, put a bag over his head, beat him with tools and took turns strangling him with a chain before ending his life with three gunshots.