Malone was arrested April 12 and charged with murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, Cobb County jail records show. Speer was arrested at the Rockdale County jail on the same charges and was transferred to the Cobb jail, records show. Both were being held without bond Friday.
Burkhead was a graduate of Skyview High School in College Park, according to his online obituary. He was employed by Amazon.
“Shalik was so respectful,” his obituary states. “He had a beautiful soul and his smile would light up a room. He displayed love at all times. Sha Sha loved his video games and sports such as basketball, running track for Eastside, baseball, football and soccer. He also loved to draw and was very good at it.”