Brunswick baby murder trial: Jurors receive case after closing arguments

MARIETTA, Ga. — Jurors in the sensationalized Brunswick baby murder trial could decide today the fate of De’Marquise Elkins, the 18-year-old charged in the death of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago and shooting injury of the mother, Sherry West, 42. He faces up to life in prison with parole if convicted. The jury will be handed the […]

Teens accused of killing toddler in Brunswick, Ga., never met before the shooting

The shooting death of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago is a case many can’t wrap their minds around. On March 21, 2013, while sitting in his stroller, baby Santiago was allegedly shot by De’Marquise Elkins, then 17, who attempted to rob the tot’s mother, Sherry West, who was also shot because she refused to give up her […]

Murdered Georgia baby’s father, Louis Santiago, threatens witnesses called to testify

MARIETTA, Ga. — The lead defense attorney in the De’Marquise Elkins baby murder trial is calling for a dismissal on the grounds that the slain infant’s father has threatened witnesses who are called to testify in Cobb County Superior Court, irrevocably contaminating the sanctity of the trial. Thursday, Elkins’ lead attorney, Kevin Gough, announced he […]

Family of 3 set to stand trial starting Monday in Brunswick, Ga., baby murder case

Brunswick, Ga. baby murder suspect De’Marquise Elkins, 18, alongside his mother, Karimah Aisha Elkins, 36, and his aunt, Katrina Latrelle Elkins, 33, will stand trial beginning Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 in Cobb County, Ga., 325 miles from the town where the heartless murder of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago occurred. Karimah and Katrina are being tried for  “false statements […]