Clark Atlanta University Student Alexis Crawford Found Dead, Arrests Made

(Atlanta, GA) – 21-year old Alexis Crawford has been found dead. It appears she was murdered by her roommate Jordyn Jones and Jones’ boyfriend Barron Brantley. Alexis’ mother reported her missing on Nov. 1st after she hadn’t heard from her in a few days. They have some form of communication daily.

11 ALIVE reports days before Crawford’s disappearance, she went to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta to file a police report that alleged that Brantley sexually assaulted her days before she was reported missing.

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The complaint listed Jones as a witness and Brantley as the suspect. That report was filed on Oct. 27. Alexis was last seen on Oct. 30 on surveillance video from a liquor store.  Her roommate says she took Alexis to the store.  They came back. She went to bed and Alexis was gone the next morning.

Jordyn-Jones-and-Barron-BrantleyBarron Brantley has been charged with murder. Jordyn Jones turned herself in and is now facing a malice murder charge.

Brantley also has past charges for hindering a person from making an emergency telephone call and probation violations for previous charges of theft by taking, battery – family violence and cruelty to children in the third degree.


Alexis’ body was found in Dekalb County off of Columbia Drive. One of the suspects led authorities to the body. Reportedly, the cause of death is asphyxiation.
Alexis’ funeral has been set for Nov. 16th at Hill Chapel Baptist Church in Athens. The family is asking that all memorials be sent to Gregory B. Levett and Sons funeral Home.

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