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    GA - Jeronta Brown, 24, & Briana Brooks, 21, abducted & killed, Decatur, 30 Aug 2014



    http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local...st-atla/nhCX8/

    Police say Jeronta Brown, 24, and Briana Brooks, 21, were kidnapped and then each shot in the head sometime before 6 a.m. Saturday. Brown died but Brooks was rushed to an area hospital and is listed in serious condition. Police said she was seven months pregnant. She is on life support after giving birth to a healthy baby girl. The family says Brooks and Brown also have an 8-month-old daughter.

    DeKalb police said the couple was attacked outside their home on Coleen Court in Decatur at about 12:30 a.m.

    According to police, a group of men grabbed the couple, handcuffed them, and put them in a van before speeding off.
    http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/26...alb-kidnapping

    Witnesses tell FOX 5 a couple pulled up to their DeKalb County home just after midnight Saturday after getting something to eat. They say a brown van pulled in behind them, then men posing as FBI agents got out and proceeded to abduct them.

    Family members say 23-year-old Jeronta Brown and Briana Brooks, Brown's fiancée, were abducted at gunpoint, handcuffed and shot.

    Police say the two victims were left on Ridge Avenue in northwest Atlanta where they found by person who lives nearby.
    Jeronta's FB: https://www.facebook.com/jeronta.brown

    Briana's FBs:

    https://www.facebook.com/seandrikab

    https://www.facebook.com/Elisia11

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    Thanks OkieGranny. I'm interested to see how this case goes.

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    How awful. I'm glad they were able to save the baby. I hope her mother pulls through, too.

    Why would the kidnappers pose as FBI agents? Oh, my. I was thinking that I would get away from the men as fast as possible if they claimed to be FBI agents because there's no reason the FBI would be looking for me. UNLESS ... I was an FBI informant. That would make sense. Could Brown and/or Brooks have been supplying the FBI with information on a group/gang involved in criminal activity (perhaps a previous murder) and they discovered that Brown and/or Brooks were FBI informants? How horrible that Brown died and Brooks is clinging to life. Doubly tragic if they suffered for doing something good and should have been protected.

    I wonder where the 8-month-old was when the abduction occurred.
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    "We were unable to get the kidnappers what they wanted due to DeKalb County thinking that this was a joke, this was something Jeronta set up," said Myesha Brown.
    Myesha Brown says a family member got a call shortly after the kidnappers took off, demanding $150,000."

    http://www.11alive.com/story/news/lo...ooks/14936325/
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    Channel 2’s Steve Gehlbach spoke with the victim’s aunt who says the family has ideas about who may have done this and who they were targeting.
    “They were asking specifically for Jaronta’s stepfather, so we’re stating that maybe he could have been the exact target,” said Myesha Brown.
    “One of your friends is bound to talk. Whoever had anything to do with this situation, they need money. One of them is bound to spill the beans. It was all over money to begin with, so somebody is bound to talk,” Myesha Brown said."
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    http://www.wbtv.com/story/26422435/k...ey-from-family

    A pregnant Decatur woman is being kept alive by a ventilator at Grady Memorial Hospital after she and her fiancé, Jeronta Brown, were kidnapped on Saturday...

    Kawana Brown said two men with masks knocked on the door of their Decatur home and identified themselves as the FBI. Jeronta Brown, his fiancé, his sister, and the couple's child arrived at the same time as the kidnappers...

    Police said the kidnappers put the couple into handcuffs and took them away. Jeronta Brown's sister was able to run away with the couple's young daughter.

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    Sadly, Ms. Brooks passed away yesterday.

    Late Thursday, Brooks died after being removed from life support.
    Police are also investigating a second kidnapping with similar circumstances.

    In the second kidnapping, a woman was taken in East Atlanta and found almost 18 hours later Thursday around7 p.m. Guerrucci declined to give any details about the kidnap victim, the ransom demand, how she was found or where she was found. He said police feared for her safety.
    http://www.ajc.com/news/news/kidnap-...ebook_2014_sfp

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    I just saw this on FB. So sorry to see that Briana died. This is a strange case though.

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    http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/ne...nnected/nhHRS/

    Kawana Brown said her son's kidnappers called several times with ransom demands before killing him. Police said the suspects in Thursday's kidnapping made similar demands. There is no motive yet but police don't believe the kidnappings are random, rather the victims were targeted for some reason.

    “We do not think that we have a kidnapping crew just randomly going around and snatching people off the road,” Guerrucci said.

    Brown's stepfather said he thinks a large disability settlement he recently received and spent is a possible reason this happened.

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    Senseless. Two beautiful little girls will never know their parents :-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightwatch View Post
    Is that hand gesture a gang sign? Jmt

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    I don't think so. I've seen celebrities do it in pics, but idk exactly what it means.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightwatch View Post
    Is that hand gesture a gang sign? Jmt

    ciao
    I know people who do that gesture as a rocker symbol..imo

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    looks like "hang loose" or the heavy metal "hi" sign. Both are common gestures.

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    http://www.11alive.com/story/news/lo...anta/15422115/

    Atlanta Police are hoping a $20,000 reward will get them closer to making arrests in the kidnapping and murder of a DeKalb County couple. Police called it a horrible incident with two innocent people who were violently killed...

    Jeronta's mother thanked friends and family who came up with the money for the reward... "I get up at night crying about it, and I can't sleep, and I want to ask the Lord please get these bad guys off the street," Kawana Brown said.

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