Accused Teen Killer Snapchats Selfie With Victim's Dead Body

If only all killers were as stupid. Snapping a picture with the dead body of someone you've just murdered was getting a bit been there, done that sort of a thing.

Maxwell Marion Morton

So, a 16-year-old boy in Pennsylvania allegedly went one step further and sent the selfie he took with his victim to a friend over social media.

Citing local police, The Washington Post has revealed that Maxwell Marion Morton allegedly shot his classmate, Ryan Mangan, and then took a selfie with his corpse and then sent it to another mate of his via Snapchat. That other friend took a screenshot of the murder selfie, and a day later, his mom showed the picture to the cops.

"(Police) received a copy of the photo which depicted the victim sitting in the chair with a gunshot wound to the face," a police affidavit reads. "It also depicts a black male taking the 'selfie,' with his face facing the camera and the victim behind the actor. The photo had the name 'Maxwell' across the top."

ryan magan

Furthermore, Morton reportedly sent text messages to the same Snapchat user, saying: "Told you I cleaned up the shells," and "Ryan was not the last one."

It's funny that he was so concerned about the shells but had no qualms putting the evidence of his alleged heinous crime on social media.

Anyway, thanks to his sharing enthusiasm, the police arrested Morton, and as per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, he confessed to the crime after a 9 mm handgun was recovered from his home. 

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