Indictment contains Murder, Agg. Assault, Concealing the Death of Another, Agg. Sodomy

Atlanta–Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr., announces the INDICTMENT, by a Fulton County Grand Jury, of 22-year-old JORDYN JONES and 21-year-old BARRON BRANTLEY.

On Friday, January 31, 2020, a Fulton County Grand Jury true billed the indictment against Jordyn Jones and Barron Brantley. According to the indictment, Jones and Brantley, who were in a relationship at the time of the incident, are responsible for the murder of 21-year-old Alexis Crawford on October 31, 2019. Crawford and Jones were roommates at Clark Atlanta University. Jones and Brantley were indicted for causing Crawford’s death by asphyxiation through the use of a garbage bag. Jones and Brantley are accused of placing Crawford’s body into a trash bin and dumping it in Exchange Park in DeKalb County. Brantley was also indicted for one count of Aggravated Sodomy for unlawfully and forcefully anally sodomizing Crawford on October 26, 2019, five days before the murder.

Brantley faces (7) counts as part of this indictment, including:

  • MURDER
  • FELONY MURDER (2)
  • AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
  • FALSE IMPRISONMENT
  • CONCEALING THE DEATH OF ANOTHER
  • AGGRAVATED SODOMY

Jones faces (6) counts as part of this indictment, including:

  • MURDER
  • FELONY MURDER (2)
  • AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
  • FALSE IMPRISONMENT
  • CONCEALING THE DEATH OF ANOTHER

A certified copy of the indictment will be available when it is processed by the Fulton County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.