4 grownup entertainers stripped a person of his life after he helped them change a flat tire, police stated.
Brittany Curry, 28, Ponesha Taylor, 23, Johniesha Simmons, 19, and Lauteshia Dotson, 23, from Memphis and Nashville, have all been charged with first diploma homicide, armed prison motion and illegal use of a weapon in reference to Ralph Cross’s Aug. 1 loss of life at his dwelling in Missouri, Fox 13 reviews.
Cross, 55, reportedly purchased a brand new tire for the ladies, and allowed them to remain in his dwelling whereas he labored on their car.
The ladies reportedly stayed at his home till Cross’ physique was found there Tuesday morning.
The ladies might have used a 9mm handgun to kill Cross, investigators say.
Performing Mississippi County Sheriff Branden Caid stated Curry pulled the set off on Cross, CBS-affiliate KFVS 12 reported.
He died of a gunshot wound to the again.
Cross was final seen in his home round 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 1 — the day he died.
A witness stated he noticed Cross arguing with three of the ladies, whereas the fourth lady remained in a white automotive parked outdoors his home.
The witness stated that as he walked towards his dwelling, he heard a noise and noticed the three ladies depart Cross’ dwelling and enter the white automotive.
The witness stated he heard one of many ladies who was in that automotive say that Cross was “tripping and don’t return down there,” KFVS 12 reported.
Caid stated the ladies killed Cross after robbing him.
Investigators stated sofa cushions had been ruffled and that pockets of pants belonging to Cross had been turned out. Different proof pointed to a theft, too.
The ladies turned themselves in to the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Workplace on Aug. 3, after family and friends who had seen their photos from surveillance footage on the information persuaded them to inform their facet of the story.
Not one of the ladies has admitted to the homicide, or recognized what position they performed in it.
Curry, Taylor, Simmons and Dotson are all being held in separate amenities with out bond.