The bodies found Monday at two different locations inside a Norcross-area subdivision belonged to teenagers, Gwinnett County police said.
The victims were identified Tuesday as 18-year-old Jaquille Thomas and 19-year-old Angelique Bowman. Both were residents of Stone Mountain, Cpl. Deon Washington said.
“Neither victim lived in the subdivision,” Washington said. “Detectives are investigating the relationship between both parties and why they were in the subdivision.”
Surveyors working on the 6000 block of Wandering Way, a residential street just off Jimmy Carter Boulevard, found Thomas’ body lying between two homes around 9:25 a.m. Monday. About 90 minutes later, detectives responding to an unrelated theft call found Bowman’s body inside an SUV in the parking lot of the subdivision’s clubhouse.
Washington said Monday that both Thomas and Bowman appeared to be victims of gunshot wounds. The relationship between the scenes where there bodies were found was unclear.
Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact homicide detectives at 770-513-5300. Tipsters can also remain anonymous — and be eligible for rewards up to $2,000 — by contacting Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS or crimestoppersatlanta.org.
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