Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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MAN CHARGED IN DEATH FROM ABUSE IN 1996

A Braddock man has been charged with homicide after a teenager he was convicted of abusing 22 years ago died.

Allegheny County Police on Thursday charged Lucius Middlebrooks, 46, in the death of Cavelle Mena, who was in his late teens when he died Nov. 17, 2015.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office concluded that Cavelle's death was caused by a brain injury he suffered as an infant. In 1998, Middlebrooks pleaded guilty to charges that he had abused Cavelle two years earlier when Cavelle was 8 weeks old.

Middlebrooks had custody of Cavelle at the time, but their relationship was not immediately clear.

Middlebrooks was sentenced to 3½ to eight years in prison and 20 years of probation for the charges stemming from the abuse. He faces a preliminary hearing March 7 on the homicide charge. …

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