The indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury charges year-old Edwin Cottrell, year-old Johntrell Robinson and year-old Boavanti Robinson each with the second-degree murder of Jeannot Plessy, and with the attempted second-degree murder of a year-old man also injured at the scene. According to witnesses and New Orleans police investigators, Plessy, 49, had arrived at her adult daughter's home to pick up two of her preteen children. She was yanked out of her vehicle and thrown to the ground by a young man who climbed into the driver's seat of her vehicle.
By Eliott C. CNN Indianapolis police arrested two men Monday in the murder of Amanda Blackburn, a pregnant mother and wife of a preacher who was shot and killed in a home invasion this month. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.
Police in Indianapolis, Indiana, announced Monday that they have arrested a teenager for the murder of Amanda Blackburn, the pregnant year-old wife of Resonate Church Pastor Davey Blackburn, who was raped then shot during a recent home invasion. They were charged with multiple felonies including Amanda's murder. All victims of criminal homicides deserve closure, and as a community we must send a collective message that violence is not an option," said IMPD Chief Rick Hite in the statement.
A Texas church pastor and his wife, both armed with guns, shot and killed an alleged burglar they caught breaking into their parsonage, police said. The pastor, the Rev. Jeff Powers, 52, and his wife, Julie Powers, 54, heard noises in the back of their west Houston home around p. Saturday, and both retrieved firearms, according to the Houston Police Department.
Police said Jontrell Robinson, 17, also claimed that an year-old named Edwin Cottrell, an underage boy and an unidentified girl used a stolen minivan to get him to the scene of the killing and then went with him to discard the car of the slaying victim, Jeannot Plessy. Police booked Robinson on counts of second-degree murder and carjacking. Cottrell and the juvenile boy were booked on counts of being principals to second-degree murder and carjacking.
As her son-in-law tried to stop the carjacking, the teens reversed the vehicle, running over Plessy. Her son-in-law was hospitalized for head injuries. New Orleans police said a year-old was charged with second-degree murder and carjacking, while year-old Edwin Cottrell and another juvenile were charged with being principals to second-degree murder and principals to carjacking.
Two young men were charged Monday in the murder of an Indianapolis pastor's pregnant wife during a home invasion as court documents alleged the gunman shot her "so he wouldn't be scratched. Larry Taylor, 18, allegedly gave his accomplices a blow-by-blow of how he killed Amanda Blackburn, 28, during the Nov. He leaned further, looked at her face, and watched her bleed.
One teenager has been charged and police have detained two other men in the death of Amanda Blackburn, 28, a pregnant Indianapolis woman who was raped and shot in the head in her home on November Watson and Gordan are being held on parole violations, according to police. Their ages have not been made public.
She was thrown to the ground and then run over as her son-in-law tried to stop the carjacking. She died that night. News outlets report the teens were arrested Saturday.
The year-old boy accused of killing his mother and shooting his father in the face can quote the book of Hebrews and the Gospel of St. Daniel Petric's friends describe him as an average, upbeat teenager who loves to clown around. Police, though, call him a killer who fired four shots into his parents with his dad's gun. Daniel Petric was charged Monday with murder and attempted murder, and the Lorain County prosecutor plans to try him as an adult.