Kashif Love was alive — the only one of the three framed men to survive the ordeal unscathed.
Jerry Brooks was gone, shot to death in April 2016 over an unrelated neighborhood beef.
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"He used everybody like pawns," Downs was ready to say if called to the stand. Maybe he didn't want to put his family through the draining ordeal of a trial. Like all of the rest of the now former members of Brooks' crew, he was going to plead guilty to attempted murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy, and four other charges."Are you pleading guilty because you are in fact guilty? "Yes ma'am," he said, in a flat, emotionless voice. After so much bloodshed and betrayal, Michael Lockhart didn't have any more stories to tell.He was 21 now, and the once-intriguing question of whether he would follow in his father's footsteps — whether he, too, would be claimed by what his grandmother had once said was a family curse — was settled.The majority of accounts on dating websites are genuine people looking for romance, but fraudsters may try to contact you by making fake profiles, getting in touch and building what feels like a loving relationship.Once a fraudster using a fake dating profile is confident that they’ve won your trust, they will tell you about a problem they’re experiencing and ask you to help out by sending money.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin on the first day of Michael Lockhart's trial for attempted murder.