Three teen girls charged with murder of Lesley Luna Pantaleon after body found in lake 07/21/2020 11:10 am PDT Comments Montgomery Police By Kirsten Fiscus, Montgomery Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Montgomery Advertiser) -- Three teen girls have been charged with capital murder in connection to the disappearance and death of 17-year-old Lesley Luna Pantaleon. Ta'Niya Merriweather, 16, Erin Taylor, 16, and Tyeshia Whisenant, 16, of Montgomery, were arrested Tuesday, Montgomery Police Capt. Saba Coleman said. Investigators believe the three and Pantaleon were involved in a physical altercation resulting in Pantaleon's fatal injuries, Coleman said. She did not specify what kind of injuries the victim had. Pantaleon was first reported missing by her parents on June 24. Police received a tip of a possible body and responded to the area of Catoma Creek near Old Selma Road on July 4. AL.com reports Pantaleon's body was found in a lake. All three were booked into the Montgomery County Detention Facility upon their arrest, charged as adults. Mugshots for the three were not immediately available. MORE: Three teenage girls charged with capital murder in the disappearance, death of Lesley Luna Pantaleon - Montgomery Advertiser Three 16-year-old girls charged with capital murder after Montgomery teen found in lake - AL.com Lesley Luna Pantaleon missing - Montgomery Police Department Facebook Missing Montgomery 17-year-old found dead, investigation ongoing - WHNT #Alabama #BodyFound #Fight #HumanRemains #Montgomery #Murder #WHNT Related Stories Affidavit: Suspects told witness 'We're going in by force' in 7 murders case Suspect arrested for manslaughter in 1986 Indiana cold case Judge rules teen girl will remain detained after not completing homework Aspiring porn actor awaiting rape trial arrested while out on bond Teen hides in forest after dad shot; fugitive suspect captured Amish woman Linda Stoltzfoos missing; kidnapping suspect charged Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.