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Hearing For Lawton Teen Charged in Deaths

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A preliminary hearing is set for this week for a Lawton teenager accused in the deaths of his father and 14-year-old brother.

Thorsten Rushing, 18, is one of five teenagers charged in the deaths of Uwe Rushing and his son, Stefan Rushing.  The murders happened on January 20th, 2014.

Thorsten is charged with First Degree Murder and Conspiracy.  Prosecutors said he shot his father and brother and also suffocated his brother.  A motive has not been released in the case.

Rushing and three co-defendants are due in court on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.  Thorsten Rushing’s attorney said he will plead not guilty at the hearing.