James White Justin Mann

Police arrested two Schenectady men and charged them with the savage murders of two women and two children in Troy, NY.

James W. White, 38, and Justin C. Mann, 24, were charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder during their arraignment in Troy City court Saturday morning.

Police say Brandi Mells, 22, her lesbian partner Shanta Myers, 36, and Myers’ children Jeremiah, 11, and Shanise, 5, were killed inside Mells’ tiny basement apartment around 9 p.m. on Dec. 21.

The bodies weren’t found until 5 days later.

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