Posts tagged with "Karen Pearce"

Reports: Accused serial killer invokes the fifth as prosecutors build death penalty case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 12, 2015

Aeman Presley, a suspected serial killer accused of murdering four people, had a court hearing DeKalb County on Tuesday, Aug. 11. According to 11 Alive, Presley invoked his fifth amendment rights and remained silent when he was addressed by Judge Gregory Adams. Presley is accused of killing Karen Pearce in Decatur on Dec. 6. He is also accused […]

(Update) Suspected serial killer faces arraignment on Decatur murder charge

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 27, 2015

Aeman Presley, a suspected serial killer accused of murdering four people, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges related to the shooting death of a woman in Decatur, according to the AJC. The AJC reports the 34-year-old appeared before DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams to answer charges that he killed Karen Pearce in Decatur on Dec. […]

DeKalb County prosecutor seeks death penalty against suspected serial killer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 9, 2015

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office has just announced that it will seek the death penalty against Aeman Presley, a man accused of four murders, including one in Decatur. Detectives have said that Presley’s alleged crimes fit the profile of a serial killer. Presley is accused in the Dec. 6 murder of Smyrna hairdresser Karen Pearce. Presley […]

Suspected serial killer indicted

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 6, 2015

A man accused of murdering at least four people has been indicted for two of those murders, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s office says. Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, is accused of murdering Karen Pearce, a hair stylist from Smyrna who was shot in downtown Decatur on Dec. 6, and the murders of three homeless men, Dorian Jenkins, on […]

Report: Suspected serial killer showed remorse for Decatur murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 7, 2015

Aeman Lovel Presley stands accused of killing at least four people, but detectives say there’s only one murder he regrets, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The AJC reports that Presley waived his preliminary hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Police say he’s a serial killer. One of his alleged victims, Karen Pearce who was murdered in […]

The most-viewed stories of 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2014

It was a busy year for Decaturish. The website received 1.6 million page views and had more than 450,000 unique visitors since February. Here are the most-viewed stories of 2014, from top to bottom. 1) APD releases video of vehicle that hit cyclist Cyclists around the country were outraged after the driver of a red Doge […]

Suspected serial killer gets 2 month MARTA suspension for not paying fare

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 17, 2014

This story has been updated.  The man in Fulton County jail accused of murdering at least four people won’t be allowed to ride on MARTA for two months, effective Dec. 19. Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, is currently in Fulton County Jail and is being held without bond. Detectives are still investigating in this case and […]

‘Very violent’ – Police answer questions about suspected serial killer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 16, 2014

This story has been updated.  Police say Aeman Lovel Presley began opening up to them after his arrest at the Georgia State MARTA station on Dec. 11. He had a gun, police said. His statements led investigators to allege he is a serial killer responsible for the deaths of four individuals over a four month period. And […]

Suspected serial killer allegedly confessed to Decatur murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 15, 2014

This story has been updated.  A suspected serial killer accused of murdering four people confessed to killing a woman in downtown Decatur, according to a document obtained by Decaturish.com. The arrest warrant alleges that while he was in police custody, Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, confessed to killing Karen Pearce, 44, on Dec. 6. Pearce, a Smyrna resident […]

Serial killer? Man accused of Decatur, Atlanta murders

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 12, 2014

This story has been updated. The murder of a woman in downtown Decatur and two homeless men in Atlanta may be the work of a serial killer. Aeman Lovel Presley is accused of murdering Karen Pearce on Dec. 6 as she left a restaurant in downtown Decatur. Atlanta police announced Presley’s arrest on Dec. 12 […]

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