No charges for brother of Raleigh teen who died after leaving crash scene

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Lauren Jenkins was 17.

Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman confirmed to ABC11 that her office is declining to prosecute the brother of a Raleigh teen who died after walking away from a crash scene.

An open container of liquor was found in the vehicle of 17-year-old Lauren Jenkins, who went missing from a crash scene March 17 and was found dead in the woods March 19.

Authorities said her brother bought the booze for her.

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"As much as charging him would bring about some level of accountability, the loss of his sister is a tragic event he will have to live with and far surpasses the outcome of any misdemeanor charge he would face. He's lost enough." Freeman said.

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