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PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 21: A view of the backboard, rim and net during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 21, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

A Western Michigan University basketball player has been charged with murder and armed robbery in the killing of another student last week.

Joeviair Kennedy is due to be arraigned Monday in a Kalamazoo County court for the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jacob Jones in an off-campus apartment. Authorities claim that Kennedy killed Jones during a robbery of a phone and money while others were present.

The school has suspended Kennedy and he has already been completely wiped from the team’s website. He was in his second year with the team.


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