March 29, 2013

Brunswick GA City Commissioner Arrested for Tampering With Witness in Baby Killing

He was just trying to, you know, help his voters.... and also never mind that racketeering charge he's facing. Its just da man keepin' him down.

A Georgia city official was arrested Thursday on charges of obstructing enforcement and influencing a witness in the case involving the fatal shooting of a one-year-old boy.

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An attorney for Brunswick city commissioner and mayor pro tem James Henry Brooks told WTLF-TV that his client was arrested for stepping between police and Karimah Elkins, the mother of 17-year-old suspect De'Marquise Elkins, when police tried speaking with her during a court appearance Monday.

Karimah Elkins and De'Marquise's older sister, Sabrina Elkins, were charged with evidence tampering. The indictment says they threw the revolver that police suspect was used in the shooting into a saltwater pond where investigators recovered it Tuesday.

As you might recall Karimah Elkins was interviewed by a local news station stating that De'Marquise Elkins, was at her home during the time of the killing. For some reason at the time she did not mention to the News station that she'd helped discard the murder weapon.

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