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Human Remains Belong to Missing Student; State Rep Indicted

Here are today's top headlines from Patch towns across north Georgia.

Human Remains Belong To Jmaal Keyes - South Cobb Patch

DNA testing has confirmed that human remains found last week in Hawkinsville belong to Jmaal Malik Keyes, the missing college student from Austell.

"The identification of Keyes was obtained through DNA parentage testing with Keyes’ biological parents," GBI spokeswoman Sherry Lang told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. South Cobb Patch has more on this story. 

State Rep. Tyrone Brooks Indicted For Misappropriating Nearly $1 Million - Midtown Patch

State Representative Tyrone Brooks of House District 55, which covers a sliver of midtown Atlanta near Ansley Mall and stretches down to a larger portion of southwest Atlanta, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday.

According to a CBS Atlanta report, "Brooks, 67, of Atlanta, was charged by a federal grand jury in a 30-count indictment that includes charges of mail, wire and tax fraud." Midtown Patch has more on this story. 

Arrest Warrants Issued in Sandy Springs Child Abduction - Sandy Springs Patch

Arrests warrants have been issued for Zeb Lockett for Kidnapping, Aggravated Stalking, and Theft of Motor Vehicle.

Sandy Springs Police say the stalking charge stems from a Temporary Protective Order issued against Lockett. Sandy Springs Patch has more on this story. 

Domestic Dispute Turns Deadly On Martin Luther King Drive - Cascade Patch

According to Atlanta Police Department, a man has died from his injuries he sustained after attempting to break into the home of his children's mother on Martin Luther King Drive during the early hours of Friday morning. 

Police are calling this a domestic dispute, because the residents and the deceased knew each other, though the man does not live in the house. Cascade Patch has more on this story. 

Johns Creek Man Charged With Faking Own Kidnapping - Johns Creek Patch

A Johns Creek man who was initially reporting missing has been charged with faking his own kidnapping. 

Aftab Aslam, 19, on Thursday was arrested and charged charged with one misdemeanor count of false report of a crime, three felony counts of false statements, three felony counts of tampering with evidence and three felony counts of terroristic threats. Johns Creek Patch has more on this story. 

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