State v. Jared Kemp will commence in Fulton County Superior Courtroom 8F

Atlanta—Today, October 2, 2019, Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr. announces the commencement of jury selection, in Fulton County Superior Court, for the MURDER case against 20-year-old JARED KEMP.

On March 23, 2018, Jared Kemp was indicted for MURDER, FELONY MURDER, ARMED ROBBERY, HIJACKING A MOTOR VEHICLE, AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT related to the death of 58-year-old Toni Abad. Abad was a Publix employee at the time of her death. Abad was murdered on December 21, 2017, and her body was found in the trunk of her vehicle behind a Waffle House on Campbellton Road.


State v. Jared Kemp


Trial for Murder, Armed Robbery, Etc.


Begins with Jury Selection, Wednesday, October 2, 2019


Fulton County Superior Court
Judge Constance Russell
Courtroom: 8F

Judge Constance Russell, of the Superior Court of Fulton County, is presiding over the case. Deputy District Attorney Cara Convery is leading the prosecution of the case. She is being assisted by Assistant District Attorney Kelcee Jones-Connor and Victim-Witness Advocate LaVert Forrest of the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. Fulton County Police led the investigation of this case.