Added May 08 2008
Tanika Mitchell-Hinton was found Monday in a vacant lot at 4219 W. Arthington St. and was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:20 p.m. A Tuesday autopsy determined Mitchell-Hinton was strangled and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Martin D. Lyons, 20, and Nico Lewis, 18, both of the 500 block of Frederick Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with first-degree murder, police said. They are scheduled to appear later Thursday for a bond hearing in Violence Court (Br. 66) at the Cook County Criminal Courthouse, 2600 S. California Ave., Harrison Area detectives said.
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- May 8, 2008