BRUNSWICK, Ga. — De’Marquise Elkins, the Georgia teenager convicted of the killing of Sherry West’s infant baby while it sat in his stroller while trying to rob the child’s mother, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole plus 130 years. Elkins, 18, was sentenced in Georgia’s Glynn County Superior Court less than two […]
De’Marquise Elkins showed little emotion when a jury him found guilty of malice murder in the shooting death of Sherry West’s infant baby in Brunswick, Ga., on March 21 that shocked and horrified American citizens. A jury of nine men and three women — all white — took only about an hour and 45 minutes […]
Sherry West’s baby, Antonio Santiago, was murdered by his own father, Louis Santiago, so alleges his ex-wife and ex-girlfriend. When the two women found out that Santiago’s and West’s infant child was shot to death, they called the Brunswick Police Department from their homes in Minnesota and Florida, respectively, to share their suspicions that the […]
The mother of the murdered Brunswick baby, Sherry West, sat in the front row of the courtroom and watched her own daughter tearfully testify against her before a jury, essentially saying the story West told her daughter on the day that 13-month-old Antonio Santiago was murdered in Brunswick, Ga. was just too unbelievable. New Jersey […]
Defense believes Lang’s lawyer made a deal with state MARIETTA, Ga. — Fireworks erupted in the De’Marquise Elkins baby murder trial on Wednesday when defense attorneys raised the possibility of impropriety on the prosecution’s side when Dominique Lang’s lawyer, Kimberly Copeland (above) was reportedly paid $23,000 in cash to represent the teenage murder co-defendant who, […]
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 […]
MARIETTA, Ga. — A Mexican-American pastor from Brunswick, Ga., told the court that he was the victim of a similar robbery attempt by murder suspect De’Marquise Elkins just 10 days before Sherry West says Elkins tried to rob her before shooting her and killing her infant baby. Wilfredo Calix Flores, pastor of Upper Room Ministries […]
An agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab admitted to defense attorneys in the De’Marquise Elkins murder trial that he could not say definitively that the bullets pulled from the slain baby and his mother, Sherry West, came from the gun that the teen allegedly used in the botched robbery attempt on March […]
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 […]
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 […]
An all-white jury will decide the fate of the black teen charged in the shooting death of a white infant baby in a stroller. No African American made the final cut of the jury that is serving on the Sherry West baby murder trial where two black teens are accused of shooting a 13-month-old Antonio […]
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 […]
The Glynn County Investigative Team received Certificates of Commendation for their contributions which led to arrests in the murder of 13 month old Antonio Santiago on March 21, 2013. Teens suspects: De’Marquise Elkins, 18, and Dominique Lang, 15, are currently awaiting trial, along with Elkins mother, sister and aunt who are charged with trying to […]
Robert Zimmerman Jr., the brother of the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, apologized for his controversial and offensive tweets.
The mother and the aunt of one of the two teenage boys accused of fatally shooting a 13-month-old boy in Brunswick, Georgia, last Thursday have been arrested by Brunswick Police, according to documents in the case.