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Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Marley Lion's death

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Marley Lion (left) was shot and killed in his parked car on June 26, 2012.  Julius Perrell Brown (right) of Charleston plead guilty voluntary manslaughter. Marley Lion (left) was shot and killed in his parked car on June 26, 2012. Julius Perrell Brown (right) of Charleston plead guilty voluntary manslaughter.
CHARLESTON, SC -

One of four men charged in the shooting death of a teen in Charleston last year has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

Thirty-three-year-old Julius Perrell Brown of Charleston pleaded guilty earlier this month to voluntary manslaughter, attempted armed robbery and obstruction of justice.

Read more about the Marley Lion case here

Brown and three other men were charged in the June 16, 2012, shooting death of 17-year-old Marley Lion. Authorities say he was sleeping in his vehicle outside a nightclub when he was killed.

A plea agreement requires Brown to cooperate with authorities. He will be sentenced later.

Thirty-two-year-old Ryan Deleston and 29-year-old Bryan Rivers are awaiting trial on murder and attempted armed robbery charge. A fourth man is charged with being an accessory after murder.

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