12 yrs later, 8th graders’ murders remain unsolved

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On May 1 of 2012, the buddies of two 8th graders at Kipp Believe College Prep gathered to recollect them and console each other. Christine Marcelin and Brandon Adams had been girlfriend-boyfriend, and each had been murdered days aside. 12 years later, the circumstances remain unsolved and are the newest one to roll on the Wheel of Justice.

Marcelin’s loss of life occurred at some point earlier than the vigil on the faculty. Her physique was present in jap New Orleans. Three days previous to that, Adams was shot and killed in a drive-by taking pictures within the Desire neighborhood.

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Adams was not alone when he was attacked. His brother Eric was additionally hit within the leg and survived. The investigation into Marcelin’s loss of life took a flip when Eric Adams was charged along with her homicide.

But at trial, Eric Adams was acquitted of murdering Marcelin. The jury did discover him responsible of obstruction of justice, and he was sentenced to twenty years in jail.

Now, 12 years later, each murders circumstances remain open. If you’ll be able to assist with both one, name CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111. So far, greater than 460 folks have been booked after their circumstances rolled on the Wheel of Justice.

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