Sunday, November 11, 2012
A young Hispanic girl has been abducted from Glennville.
The Glennville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have issued a Levi's Call for a young girl who was abducted at 3 p.m. Sunday. 14-year-old Griselda Cibrian is 5-foot-7 and weighs 187 lbs. She has long black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with the words "green tea" on it, and blue jean pants. Her abductor is believed to be a 24-year-old hispanic man named Danny, who is 5-foot-7 and weighs 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket, a red shirt, blue jeans, a brown cowboy hat and cowboy boots. Danny was last seen driving a black 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, with Georgia license plate PDH6391. The truck was last seen traveling west on Interstate 16 towards Atlanta. Griselda Cibrian is …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Ryan Brunn, 20, is a maintenance worker at the River Ridge apartment complex, GBI Director Vernon Keenan says.
Two days after authorities discovered the severely beaten body of Canton Elementary first-grader Jorelys Rivera in a Dumpster, an arrest was made today, Cherokee County Sheriff Roger Garrison said. Garrison offered no other details to Canton-Sixes Patch, but at a 1:45 p.m. press conference at the Cherokee County Administration Building and Conference Center, GBI Director Vernon Keenan announced the arrest of 20-year-old Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge apartment complex, where Jorelys lived and died. "We have had Brunn under surveillance since last night," Keenan said. Brunn, of 12309 River Ridge Dr., came to the attention of authorities based on information from the public. "We reached a point this afternoon where we …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
In the wake of Jorelys Rivera's murder, Canton mommy blogger Brooke Bernard asks, "Is it better to smother our children with love, and hand holding, and never-going-anywhere-alone, to drill into them that scary people are real than to let them go?"
Here are some of the highlights from Canton-Sixes and nearby Patches for Dec. 5.
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Jorelys Rivera, 7, was stabbed and sexually assaulted, GBI director Vernon Keenan said. An autopsy revealed she died of blunt force trauma. Officials have executed a search warrant on a vacant apartment where traces of what appears to be blood were found.
According to Darby Funeral Home, a public viewing is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, while a public service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Canton. WSB-TV reported Tuesday night that Rivera's remains would be flown to Puerto Rico for burial after a private service for family members. Stay tuned to canton-ga.patch.com for updates. According to WSB-TV, funeral arrangements have been set for Jorelys Rivera. A public viewing is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Darby Funeral Home, while a public funeral service will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the same location. Rivera's remains will be flown to Puerto Rico for burial after a private service for family members, Channel 2 reported. Stay …
The place they call home—the River Ridge apartment complex—is now a murder scene.
Jana McFry wants to move. Monday afternoon, authorities discovered the body of one of her neighbors, a 7-year-old girl, in one of the River Ridge apartment community's Dumpsters. Jorelys Rivera, a first-grader at Canton Elementary, had been severely beaten, sexually assaulted and murdered. "I don't really feel too safe," she said. "I hope we get out of here." But at least one woman told Canton-Sixes Patch that she plans to stay put. "This," Charolett Orr said, "could happen anywhere."
Find out what's coming up on Canton-Sixes Patch today and what you might have missed overnight.
1. The search for Jorelys Rivera, the 7-year-old Canton girl who had not been seen since 5 p.m. Friday, ended Monday afternoon when authorities found her body in a Dumpster from her River Ridge apartment complex. She'd been severely beaten, sexually assaulted and killed, Georgia Bureau of Investigation director Vernon Keenan said. Authorities are now looking for her killer. If you have any information, call the new tip line number at 770-721-7852. 2. Monday night, an autopsy was conducted at the GBI's crime lab, said Lt. Jay Baker, spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Authorities have scheduled a 10:30 a.m. press conference at the Cherokee County Administration Building and Conference Center to discuss the findings. Submit …