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2 more arrests made in April murder on 33rd Street

WRBL Staff - COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Two more arrests have been made in connection to the 33rd Street shooting back on April 30, 2017.

Police arrested 21-year-old Marquavious Howard of Tarrant, Alabama and 23-year-old Jylonda Jones of Hoover, Alabama. Both are charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old Jakorbin King.

As News 3 reported August 9, Samuel Jones and Tramal Williams, both 17-years-old, were also arrested and charged with murder after an extensive investigation into King's death. The third suspect, 19-year-old Tyler Teal, is charged with aggravated assault in connection with the shooting.

King was found dead in his apartment on 33rd Street around 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 30. Investigators say the suspects forced their way into the apartment before shooting King. Police have not yet confirmed the motive for the shooting.

Columbus police continue to investigate the case. If you have any information, you are asked to contact Columbus police as 706-225-4291.

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