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Herbert Lee arrested again

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man found guilty of manslaughter in the death of four teens was arrested around 6:30 Thursday night.

Violent Crimes task force officers spotted a car at a food mart at 26th and Muhammad Ali that they said just did not seem right. Once they ran the plates, they discovered the 2012 red Chevy Camaro Super Sport was stolen. 

Officers quickly realized that is was one of at least 10 cars taken from a rental agency at the airport. Police said they surrounded the car so quickly, the people inside had nowhere to go.

Officers said the driver was Herbert Lee, 20. 

It is unclear if Lee actually stole the car from the airport, but police said the car was never rented. Police said as soon as they approached the Camaro, they knew exactly who was sitting in the driver's seat. 

In 2008, Lee, then 16, was driving a stolen car with the four boys in it home from a Youth Alive event. When police tried to stop him, he drove off and crashed into a tree. 

All four boys were killed and three of those boys were brothers. The victims were Jemar, Demar and Mark Claybrooks and Aaron Shields. 

Lee served one year in prison for manslaughter. That was the maximum punishment under juvenile law. Earlier this year, Lee met with the families of the victims for the first time. 

Shields' parents said they are deeply disappointed and saddened by this news. 

Lee was booked into Metro Corrections and charged with receiving stolen property over $500 and driving on a suspended license. A passenger was also arrested.

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