Second suspect in Akron girl's shooting death turns himself in to police

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The second man wanted in connection with the shooting death of 11-year old Carmella Holley has turned himself in to police.

Family members of Vernon Singleton, 25, brought him to the police station at 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

There was a murder warrant out for Singleton's arrest.

Singleton is being held at the Summit County Jail.

Late last week, Akron Police arrested Terrance Roane, 18, in connection with the deadly shooting.

Carmella Holley was fatally wounded last Wednesday evening in the 1100 block of Key's Place. Holley was sitting on a couch when a bullet burst through her apartment and struck her in the back while she watched television.

Terrance Roane was arrested around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Tarson Terrace and has been charged with murder.

The family of little Carmella has established a trust fund at First Merit Bank in the name of Carmella Holley. Donations can be made at any First Merit branch and will help support the Memorial Service.

Carmella Holley would have turned 12 on Friday, August 5th, 2011.

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