Skip to comments.TEEN GUILTY OF MURDERING GEORGIA BABY IN STROLLER
Posted on 08/30/2013 2:14:41 PM PDT by Hojczyk
An 18-year-old man was convicted of murder in the shooting of a baby who was riding in a stroller alongside his mom in a town in coastal Georgia.
Jurors deliberated about two hours before finding De'Marquise Elkins guilty of 11 counts, including two counts of felony murder and one count of malice murder in the March 21 killing of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in Brunswick. The man's mother, Karimah Elkins, was on trial alongside him and was found guilty of tampering with evidence but acquitted of lying to police.
De'Marquise Elkins faces life in prison. At the time of the shooting he was 17, too young to face the death penalty under Georgia law.
Sherry West testified that she was walking home from the post office with her son the morning of the killing. A gunman demanding her purse, shot her in the leg and shot her baby in the face after she told him she had no money, she said.
Prosecutors, who declined comment after the verdict, said during trial that De'Marquise Elkins and an accomplice, 15-year-old Dominique Lang, are the ones who stopped West. Prosecutors say the older teen pointed a small .22-caliber revolver at West and demanded money. When West refused several times to turn over the money, Elkins fired a warning shot, shot the woman in the leg and the baby between the eyes, prosecutors said.
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That was fast
I’m sure the Old Man is firing up a nice warm reception for this POS.
Paging Eric Holder, paging Eric Holder.. (crickets)
What took them so long???
So I put them in the same general category as the "teen".
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Good. At 18 he’ll be old enough for the general population. His life in prison will be a fitting prelude to his afterlife.
In the general prison population, he’ll be killed in short order. That’s almost a guarantee. Let’s hope his ‘brutha’ prison officials don’t protect him.
Oh no!!! Families are going to be separated due to criminal behavior! The illegal immigrant lobby is so against that!
I know, it’s unrelated on the surface,,but connected nonetheless.
I hope when he’s in the general population that they don’t kill him right away,
I do hope they “punish” (Obama’s favorite word) him within an inch of his life on a regular basis. I’d be satisfied if he ends up wishing he was dead.
Sorry Lord,,,I fail.
Rogue illegal vigilante negro.
10 min to get into jury room
10 min to get seated
1 min to find him guilty
30 Min to order lunch
1 hr to eat lunch
30 min to use bathroom and clean up
9 min to be reseated
I was changing channels and came across HLN. They were discussing this and one said since tree were no blacks on the jury, that was grounds for a new trial. They had talked to an alternate juror who was black and she said she wished she had been able to get the others to hear her views. They also talked about the poor quality of life he had had-—no parents to speak of, in and out of jail since he was very young. I do not think he learned anything from that. Bless his little heart. Looks like he is going back to prison.
Tree is there.
No...too young according to a (disgraceful) 2005 Supreme Court ruling by William Rehnquist, Roper v. Simmons.
The more retrials the more exposure,,and the older he gets,,,,,so less time in Juvie and more in the real grown up prison. No childhood trauma can justify shooting a 13 month old between the eyes after counting down from 5.
There is a small chance that man was more savage in pre-recorded history.
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