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VERNON FORREST RUMORS

Murder conviction upheld in killing of former boxing champ

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia's highest court has upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life in prison without parole for a man involved in the 2009 killing of former world boxing champion Vernon Forrest. The Georgia Supreme Court opinion published Monday says there was evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that J'Quante Crews was guilty in the July 2009 slaying. Prosecutors said...
Via Associated Press
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Man convicted of killing ex-boxing champ Vernon Forrest

ATLANTA (AP) A third man has been convicted of murder in the 2009 robbery and killing of ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest in Atlanta. News outlets report that a Fulton County jury is expected to decide Tuesday whether 38-year-old Charmon Sinkfield should receive the death penalty for shooting the former Olympian outside a gas station. Forrest was killed in July 2009 as he chased...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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