Joshua Lee Jackson and Derrick Davion Ruff who have been missing for three months found dead inside storage unit in Gwinnett County
Jackson and Ruff, both 25, were travelling in the same car later found abandoned in Gwinnett County, Ga
Investigators say it appears the men died of gunshot wounds and police are treating the case as homicides
Cops believe that the deaths are gang related, two people have been charged in connection with the case
Lesley Green, 30, and Robert Carlisle, 32, both have been charged with concealing the death of another
Green is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail, while there are two active warrants for the arrest of Robert Carlisle
The bodies of two men who were reported missing from Athens several months ago were found over the weekend inside a storage facility in Gwinnett County.
According to police, Joshua Jackson and Derrick Devion Ruff were found dead Sunday inside a storage unit at the Extra Space Storage on Lawrenceville Highway.
The Gwinnett County Police Department, along with the FBI and the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, is working the case as a homicide.
Jackson and Ruff were last seen Dec. 18 driving a Ford Expedition. The Expedition was later found abandoned Dec. 21 in a neighborhood off Monfort Road.
Joshua Lee Jackson wa the second man found dead inside a storage unit in Gwinnett County, Ga. Cops believe the deaths are gang related
Athens-Clarke County spokesman Geof Gilland said investigators from multiple law enforcement agencies worked tirelessly on the case over the last few months.
“Our hopes were to find the two men alive,” Gilland said in a statement. “Unfortunately, on Sunday, March 17, the bodies of Joshua Jackson and Derrick Ruff were located in Gwinnett County. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the two men.”
Investigators say it appears the men died of gunshot wounds.
Two people have been charged in connection with this case.
Lesley Green, 30, is charged with concealing the death of another. He’s being held at the Gwinnett County Jail.
Robert Carlisle, 32, is charged with concealing the death of another. He’s not in custody and there are two active warrants for his arrest.
Police said there could be more people charged in the case. Investigators said the motive appears to be gang-related.