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Fourth Suspect in Brenden Wilson's Death Turns Himself In

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    Fourth Suspect in Brenden Wilson's Death Turns Himself In
    Prince William County Police
    Deion Moses

    The fourth and final suspect wanted in the slaying of a 16-year-old Woodbridge High School junior has turned himself in.

    Brenden Wilson was shot multiple times about 4:30 p.m. Monday along a popular path that students use to cut through to a nearby neighborhood. Investigators have called Brenden's death drug-related, and said he and the suspects knew each other.

    Kawain Tyrell Smalls, 20; Kymothy-Tyriq Desean Wilson, 18; and a 17-year-old male were arrested Tuesday in connection with Brenden's death. Friday, 17-year-old Deion Moses turned himself in to Prince William County Police.

    Smalls has been charged with murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Wilson, Moses and the 17-year-old suspect have all been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

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    Earlier this week, Brenden's mother told News4 she doesn't think her son's death had anything to do with drugs.

    "Just because they were drug dealers, doesn't mean this was a drug-related crime," Vikki Wilson Moore said. "I will not have my son's name go out like that."

    Smalls lived in -- and was arrested in -- the same neighborhood where Brenden lived, News4's Julie Carey reported.

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    Prince William County Police confirmed Smalls had been arrested Sept. 29 in connection with a robbery in the 12400 block of Hedges Run Drive in Woodbridge. Police say Smalls and three others asked a 17-year-old boy for his phone, then stole it and threatened the teen. Smalls was charged with robbery.

    A GoFundMe page has been created to help Brenden's family with funeral and other expenses.

    The funeral is Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home in Woodbridge.