Travis Beckford, 17, Identified As Fifth Suspect In Brownsville, Brooklyn Gang Rape

Travis Beckford, 17, was arrested Tuesday morning, Robert Boyce, chief of detectives for the New York Police Department, told reporters. Facebook

CNN: Travis Beckford, 17, was arrested Tuesday morning, Robert Boyce, chief of detectives for the New York Police Department, told reporters.

“He is the fifth person that we have arrested in this case, and we believe he’s the final person,” Boyce said.

Beckford is expected to be charged as an adult, as is customary for 17-year-olds in New York.

Four other teens have been charged as adults, and their names have been released: Denzel Murray, 14; Shaquell Cooper, 15; Ethan Phillip, 15; and Onandi Brown, 17. All have Brooklyn addresses.

They are charged with rape, committing a criminal sex act and sex abuse, New York police have said.

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