Two Men Found Murdered in Clinton

This Press Release is courtesy of the Clinton Police Department

On Sunday, July 17th at approximately 10:30 pm, in the area of Artesian Park near the Rogers Street entrance, an officer of the Clinton Police Department located multiple vehicles in a gravel parking lot.

Upon further investigation, Mason Roskop and Mitchell Andrew Raines of Clinton were found deceased with multiple gunshot wounds.

Suspect, Airic Brauer, 19, of Clinton, was detained soon after the incident near the scene and is being held on a 24-hour investigative hold in the Henry County Detention Center.

On Monday afternoon, the Henry County prosecutor charged Brauer, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Authorities said additional charges may be filed.