Wilkes Teen Charged with Murder
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 12:19PM

The charges now include murder.  As 3WC News reported this week, a 16-year-old was charged after a fight that sent a 19-year-old to the hospital.  According to the Wilkes Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Dillon Allison and 16-year-old Paul Cockeran III got into a physical altercation early Monday morning at the home of Cockeran.  Allison collapsed after a choke hold.  Cockeran called 911 and tried to revive Allison.  The 19-year-old was taken to Baptist Hospital in Winston; he never regained consciousness and died Wednesday night.  Cockeran was initially charged with assault.  Now the 16-year-old is charged with murder and had a first court appearance yesterday.

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