Jorelys Rivera

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Cobb County Girl Remembered On Anniversary Of Slaying

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Friends, relatives and residents of Canton marked one year since 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera was killed by lighting candles and trying to spread a message of hope rather than sadness. Officials say that […]



Canton Hires New Police Chief Amid Morale & Unstable Reputation

CANTON –  (WAOK/AJC)  –   The City of Canton announced Monday it has a new police chief,   aimed at boosting morale and the department’s reputation,  which has been tainted since accusations that the department […]


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Video Of Georgia Man Who Killed Girl Released

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A newly released video of the maintenance man who admitted to molesting and killing a 7-year-old Canton girl shows him talking with investigators about his history of molesting other girls and […]


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Admitted Killer of Jorelys Rivera Found Dead-UPDATE

The GBI will investigate the cause of Brunn’s death today. Prison officials now say Brunn was found hanged in his cell on Thursday. BUTTS Co. Ga (WAOK)-Jackson Diagnostic and Classification Prison authorities found the body of 20 […]



Internal Investigation Finds Officer At Fault In Rivera Case

ATLANTA- (WAOK) An internal investigation into how several Cherokee county sheriff’s deputies handled the murder case of 7-year old Jorelys Rivera, concludes one of the officers was at fault, while another was not. The report […]