Brunswick baby murder trial: Sherry West picked wrong person as her shooter at first

MARIETTA, Ga. — The prosecution’s star witness in the Brunswick baby murder trial that made national headlines, the mother of the slain infant Sherry West, originally selected a photo of the light-skinned Dominique Lang, 15, as her shooter from a stack of pictures that Brunswick police officers showed her of the teens who skipped school […]

De’Marquis Elkins’ motive for alleged baby shooting revealed by prosecutors

Prosecutors in the Brunswick, Ga., baby murder trial have revealed what they believe is the motive behind De’Marquis Elkins alleged robbery attempt of Sherry West that led to the supposed shooting of her infant son. Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jackie Johnson played a taped interrogation that investigators conducted on Elkins, 18, in Glynn County, […]

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 […]

Accomplice Dominique Lang lied multiple times about alleged De’Marquis Elkins shooting

MARIETTA, Ga. — Just 24 hours after confidently laying the blame on former friend De’Marquise Elkins in the shooting death of Sherry West’s infant baby in Brunswick, Ga., teenager Dominique Lang is backtracking furiously under cross-examination about the accuracy of his statements to authorities. Lang admitted to defense attorneys that he lied multiple times in his […]

Brunswick, Ga., police detective thought Sherry West shot her child, but changed her mind

MARIETTA, Ga. — Brunswick, Ga., Police Detective Angela Smith admitted to Brunswick Judicial District Attorney Jackie Johnson that she initially believed Sherry West shot and killed her own infant child, Antonio Santiago, because the mother’s story was too bizarre to believe. Somewhere along the line, however, police from Brunswick, Glynn County and GBI focused their attention on […]