17-year-old suspect arrested for Stone Mountain murder

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The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit has arrested Jerell Curtis, a 17-year-old suspect in the murder of Erasmus Pratt in Stone Mountain.

On June 9, a warrant was issued for Jerell Curtis charging him with Aggravated Assault and alleging he shot Pratt in the face.  Pratt subsequently died as a result of the shooting and an additional warrant was issued on June 13,  Curtis’ arrest upgrading the charges to Murder.

On June 19, members of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit apprehended Curtis in an apartment off Fairington Parkway in Lithonia, where he was taken into custody without incident.

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