Three College Park men, who were arrested after leading Cobb County police on a chase into Atlanta, have been charged in connection with the murder of a Mableton man that happened earlier in the day. According to a news article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the men who were accused of shooting and killing 37-year-old Quinton Antonio Denley were — Donald Hatton, 23; Lincoln Boykins, 18; and Preston Whiting, 21.
Denley was reportedly shot once and killed during a robbery at a home. Later in the day Whiting is said to have got out of a vehicle driven by Hatton and fired several shots at a man walking down a road hitting him once in the lower abdomen. He did not suffer life-threatening injuries. All three men have been charged with felony murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.
Murder and robbery are the most serious crimes with the most severe consequences in the United States. They carry a lengthy prison sentence and hefty fines. It takes an experienced, knowledgeable and aggressive Georgia defense attorney to examine the evidence and detect discrepancies and inaccuracies in the prosecution’s case. Mistaken identity is an issue we often come across in robbery and murder cases.
If you have been charged with homicide, assault, battery or armed robbery in Georgia, call an experienced Georgia violent crime defense lawyer.