Detroit teen confesses to murdering best friend during botched robbery

A 17-year-old boy is accused of shooting and killing his lifelong best friend in a botched robbery, investigators said.

Investigators said Zayer Brooks, 17, has confessed to killing 17-year-old Edmond Butler. Brooks appeared in court for a hearing on Thursday (Jan. 12).

Butler was found dead in his car last July at South Liebold and Gilroy streets in Detroit. He died from a single gunshot wound to the back of the head. Read more