Clemmon Hunt pled guilty to malice murder for the September, 2020, killing of Latorra Tillman. The victim, a mother of five, was reported missing by her family in early September. On September 16, 2020, her badly decomposed remains were discovered behind the defendant’s home, where the victim had been staying. The defendant told police he killed her by hitting her in the head with a rock and stabbing her with scissors because he believed she had exposed him to the HIV virus.
William Doyle AKA Wimp, 18, of Stone Mountain pleaded guilty on July 19, 2021 to a 37 count indictment that charged him with a series of crimes that occurred on September 2, 2019. Doyle and his co-defendant, Jonkevius O’Neal, were indicted for six (6) counts of taking motor vehicles, twenty-five (25) counts of entering auto and six (6) counts of Violation of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. Doyle was sentenced to 20 years with the first 10 years in prison, restit
Tommy Joe Byrd was convicted by a Morgan County jury of felony murder and aggravated assault after a weeklong trial for the May 2020 murder of Jerald “Jed” Bowden. The case was tried by Senior Assistant District Attorney Jeff Burks and Assistant District Attorney Blayne May. Superior Court Judge Terry N. Massey sentenced Byrd to life without the possibility of parole due to Byrd’s previous multiple felony convictions, one of which was a 1986 conviction for voluntary manslaugh