A loyal reader writes:
To whoever decided to title the column “Body Identified as Missing Stripper”, if you could please show some respect to woman who was found dead and change it to her name, it’d be wonderful. Respect for the dead should not be undermined because she was a stripper. The title of this column is extremely disrespectful to her and her family suffering the loss of a mother and daughter. I’m positive there is more we should remember her for aside from being a stripper.
A body found in Lilburn, GA has been identified as missing 26-year-old stripper Angela Rabotte aka Climax. Rabotte dropped her 3-year-old daughter off with a friend before attending a party in Atlanta Friday night.
She was last seen at the Steeplechase Apartments in unincorporated Norcross about 6 a.m., the Atlanta Journal-Constition reports.
A man was taken into custody in connection with the case earlier this week. Rabotte’s friends say the man was the last person to see the dancer alive.
Police have arrested a male suspect who they say was a passenger in a car when a woman was fatally shot during rush hour alongside Interstate 20 on Monday.
Tyana Boyd, 25, of Atlanta, was shot once in her car on the shoulder of I-20W near I-285 south. Boyd was transported to Grady Memorial hospital in downtown Atlanta, where she was pronounced dead.
Corey Jones, 28, Boyd’s passenger, was taken into custody and charged with murder and aggravated assault late Monday night, WSB TV reports.
A woman was shot and killed inside a Dallas, GA hair salon earlier today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Police say the shooting happened at Julia’s Hair Salon on Dallas-Acworth Highway in the Crossroads shopping center on Monday. A male suspect is in custody. He was apprehended by Cobb and Paulding county sheriff’s deputies who were eating lunch at a nearby Subways restaurant.
Police did not say what the suspect’s connection was to the dead woman.
A salon client with her hair still in rollers was too shaken to speak to a reporter. She was seen leaving a nearby Taco Bell and left the scene with a family member. Black hair salons are normally closed on Mondays in Atlanta.
Dallas is about 26 miles northwest of Atlanta.
Before she was murdered, model Reeva Steenkamp sent text messages to Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius telling him she was “scared” of him.
Pistorius, 27, is currently on trial in a South African court for premeditated murder in the shooting death of Steenkamp.
“I’m scared of you sometimes and how you snap at me and of how you will react to me. You make me happy ninety percent of the time and I think we are amazing together … but I am not some other bitch … trying to kill your vibe,” Steenkamp wrote in a Jan. 27, 2013, WhatsApp message.
Pistorius bowed his head as police investigator Francois Moller read Steenkamp’s text messages aloud in court.
A 14-year-old Cobb County boy is being charged with murder during the commission of a felony in the shooting deaths of 2 men during a drug deal gone horribly wrong.
Jaydon Lee Reid, of Marietta, will be tried as an adult for allegedly gunning down the men during a drug deal at a Cobb County park, about 20 miles southwest of Atlanta.
Reid is being held in a Cobb county juvenile facility without bond, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Homicide investigators believe a Houston man held in connection with the murders of a lesbian couple did not approve of his daughter’s lifestyle.
Larry Crosby, Jr., 46, is charged with 2 counts of tampering with evidence in the murders of his daughter, Britney Cosby, and her girlfriend, Crystal Jackson, both 24.
A beer deliveryman discovered the womens’ bodies next to a dumpster behind the Fisherman’s Cove Food Mart in the 700 block of Highway 87 in Port Bolivar, Texas on Friday, March 7. The bodies were dumped between the garbage bin and an abandoned, boarded up building.