DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A second man has been charged in the shotgun slayings of two women and a man in the presence of two young children inside an abandoned Detroit house.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says that 25-year-old Kevin Lewis faces three counts of first-degree premeditated murder. His arraignment is scheduled for Wednesday in 36th District Court.

Shadell Love, 21, was charged last week and is jailed while awaiting a March 19 hearing.

Authorities say 25-year-old Lauren Trotty and 20-year-olds India Coleman and Curtis Clemens were slain Thursday at the house, on Coyle Street near Plymouth and Greenfield, used by squatters.

A 5-year-old girl was found inside the next day and told neighbors she saw a man kill her mother and the others. A 1-year-old child also remained in the house with the bodies overnight.

If convicted, Lewis faces life in prison without chance of parole.

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