Police say a missing Clark Atlanta University student has been found dead
A missing Clark Atlanta University student was found dead, police said Friday.
The entire body of Alexis Crawford, 21, was found at a park in DeKalb County, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said in a news conference.
Investigators are procuring arrest warrants for Crawford’s friend and roommate, 21-year old Jordyn Jones, and Jones’ boyfriend, 21-year old Barron Brantley, Sheilds stated. Among the suspects led researchers to where Crawford’s body was discovered, she told reporters.
Shields said a motive hasn’t been definitely established but she noticed that Crawford filed a police report on Oct. 27 describing “unwanted kissing and touching” by Brantley.
Crawford last talked to her family on Oct. 30. She had been reported missing Nov. 1.
“The case has come to one of the saddest conclusions possible and has been absolutely heartbreaking,” Shields said. “To Alexis’ family, our hearts go out to you. I am so truly sorry that we could not provide you with a better ending.”
No details were released on a potential cause of death.
In a letter to the Clark Atlanta community, university President George French known as Crawford’s departure “the worst possible news.”
“Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with her family and with everyone who knew and loved Alexis,” French stated in the letter, posted on social networking.
Grief counselors will be made accessible, French said.
This story has been corrected to fix the spelling of the suspects’ names