David Quinn and Vince Velazquez are featured in the new TV One crime show "ATL Homicide" debuting July 9, 2018. CREDIT: TV One

How the AJC covered the events in the "ATL Homicide" pilot

The 2003 murder of Tereon Grant was the subject of the "ATL Homicide" pilot episode on Monday.

The new true-crime show on TV One recreates cases as told by David Quinn and Vince Velazquez, two retired Atlanta Police Department homicide detectives. Quinn has called the show "like an APD greatest hits LP for us." 

Some of these cases were followed by local media at the time but others, such as Grant's murder, were under the radar. 

Here are two "Law & Order" briefs that the AJC published regarding the case: 

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From Aug. 14, 2003: 

No suspects in slaying 

Atlanta police are investigating the discovery of the body of a 29-year-old Norcross woman who apparently died from stab wounds. 

Tereon Grant's body was found Aug. 7 near Plaster Avenue in northeast Atlanta, near MARTA tracks, Atlanta police Sgt. John Quigley said. Grant lived on Hunters Club Lane in Norcross, Quigley said. 

Police have no suspects in the slaying yet, Quigley said. 

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From Dec. 24, 2003: 

FULTON COUNTY: Man indicted in slaying of escort 

A 23-year-old man has been indicted in the stabbing death of an escort last summer, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday. Prosecutors said that on Aug. 7, Lemuel Spence requested that the Chocolate Fantasy Girls escort service send an escort to his College Park apartment. Tereon Grant, 29, who arrived at the apartment about 8 p.m., was never heard from again. Her body was found in woods in the 300 block of Plasters Avenue in northeast Atlanta. Spence has previously been charged in the rape of two other female escorts, said Erik Friedly, spokesman for the District Attorney's Office. 

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The first season of "ATL Homicide" will run for 12 episodes.

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