Second suspect in death of Clark Atlanta student denied bond; suspect smothered victim with plastic bag

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21-year-old Barron Brantley

ATLANTA, GA – (WIAT & CNN) The two suspects in the Clark Atlanta student, 21-year-old Alexis Crawford’s death have both been denied bond.

Alexis Crawford 21-year-old

21-year-old Jordyn Jones appeared in court Thursday and was deemed a flight risk.

21-year-old Jordyn Jones – Alexis Crawford’s roommate

Her boyfriend, 21-year-old Barron Brantley had his court appearance Friday.

21-year-old Jordyn Jones & 21-year-old Barron Brantley

The couple is charged with murdering Alexis Crawford.

Police say Brantley admitted to strangling Crawford to death. Jones is accused of smothering Crawford with a plastic bag until she stopped breathing.

According to the police, they left her body in a park in Decatur.
Days before her death, Crawford filed a police report alleging that Brantley raped her.

He is expected in court again in January.

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