2 Men Arrested Over shocking murder of a Lesbian Couple and Their Two Children on Christmas day

Two American men were arrested on New Year's Eve in connection with the murder of a lesbian couple and two children.
Shanta Myers (36) and Brandi Mells (22) along with two of Myers' children Shanise Myers (5) and Jeremiah 'JJ' Myers (11) were found tied up in their basement home in Troy, New York with their throats slashed on December 26.
The four bodies were discovered by a property manager who was asked to check on the family after the mother of one of the victims told him she had not heard from her daughter since before Christmas. 
Justin C. Mann (24) and James W. White (38) were allegedly responsible for the murders and were apprehended by police using security camera footage. They claim the murders occurred on December 21.
According to Times Union, police officers discovered that all four victims had their hands and ankles bound. The two children were found together in a kneeling position with their heads and chests on a bed.
The body of one of the women was on a mattress on the floor and the fourth victim was found nearby, face down and covered in a bed sheet. 
Mann and White were arraigned Saturday in Troy City Court on several charges including first and second-degree murder but both pleaded not guilty. 
Speaking at a news conference, Troy police chief John Tedesco said: "I don't need to tell you how good it feels to have these two defendants in custody."

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