Tags: Homicide

Athens Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide

Authorities are ruling 22-year-old Athens resident Jennifer Jacob’s death a murder. She was shot in her home off of Sartain Drive two months ago. Police say the suspect is Jacob’s boyfriend, Antonio Littlejohn, who was present at the time of the shooting. Littlejohn is currently in police custody without bail for a narcotics probation violation.…

Whitney Baker Howard in Court for Two DUI Counts

Whitney Baker Howard, who was involved in the vehicle accident that killed bicyclist Ashley Block, appeared in court on Monday for two hearings about two different DUI arrests she had during the summer of 2016. Howard faces separate charges of homicide by vehicle, endangering the life of a child and additional DUI charges for a…

Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide after Striking Cyclists

Athens, GA– A driver has been charged with homicide by vehicle first degree after striking three bicyclists on Athena Drive. The driver was determined to be under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident. At approximately 6 p.m. on September 12, a vehicle heading west crossed the center line on Athena Drive,…

Family of vehicular homicide victim to convicted Athens man: “He deserves the full sentence”

By Danielle Herman UPDATE (12:18 p.m.): Edwin Juarez Alpizar has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. The following are the six accounts of the sentencing: Account 1: homicide by vehicle in the first degree, 15 years (10 in confinement, balance on probation) and $1000 fine Account 2: will merge with the sentence of account 1 Account…