A third person has died in connection with a double homicide in Charlotte, NC. John Bocek, 23, died on Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. John broke into a home and killed two people. Detectives determined that John knew a 16-year-old girl who lives in the home.
On February 24 John forced his way into a home on Glenn Abbey Way. While inside, he fatally shot Matthew Chaplin, who was the father of the 16-year-old girl. John also killed Jenna Hewitt, 15, Jenna was a friend who was a guest for the night.
Some accounts suggest that John desired a dating relationship with one of the teenage girls.
After her friend and father were shot, the 16-year-old girl was able to run to a neighbor’s house and call 911. She was not physically harmed in this incident.
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John also shot himself after committing the double homicide, he was transported by paramedics from the scene with life-threatening injuries.
At the time of this incident, authorities had warrants charging John with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a crime that occurred at the same home last week. In the earlier incident, John was accused of physically assaulting the 16-year-old and then taking her cell phone.