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Aspiring college student ‘murdered’ at traffic light

Adarus killed Na’Kia in drive-by/YouTube

Na’Kia’s killer finally caught. 

Blog King, Mass Appeal

AKRON — The adventures of Pookie & Ray Ray continues. It took 2 years. But they finally got his ass. Adarus Black, 19, was thrown in the slammer after he accidentally took the life of 18-year-old Na’Kia Crawford during a drive-by. The femicide transpired June 14, 2020 in Akron, Ohio while Na’Kia was running errands with her grandmother. According to police reports, Na’Kia and granny were waiting at a traffic light at the intersection of Howard and North when gunshots broke out. Granny looked over and saw Na’Kia suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. The teen was rushed to Akron City Hospital where she died. Witnesses initially told detectives the shooter was white — raising concerns of a possible hate crime. Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump — who represented the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery — volunteered his services. But when he found out the shooter was black, Crump dropped Na’Kia’s case without an elucidation.

Ain’t that a bitch?

“Ever since he found out that this killer isn’t white, he’s been distancing himself,” Na’Kia’s father, Nick Crawford, told reporters.

“He’s been basically after the publicity.”

Realizing his ass was grass, Adarus absconded to Atlanta where he remained incognito for two years. The trigger-happy malefactor was eventually tracked down by the U.S. Marshals’ Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force along with the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Sandy Springs Police Department’s SWAT Team. Damn, the only thang missing was the U.S. Military.

Police said Adarus had a loaded AK-47 on his person.

His friend, Jaion Bivins, was an accomplice in Na’Kia’s death.

But Jaion is already dead so he obviously won’t stand trial.

Adarus’ attorney — John Alexander — tried to blame Jaion for the crime, telling Summit County Common Pleas Judge Kelly McLaughlin his client “didn’t do it.” But it was to no avail. Jurors found Adarus guilty of murder. Now he’s facing life in prison. Justice is served. “It has been torture. It has been agonizing,” said Mr. Crawford.

“It’s bittersweet. I mean, you’re happy, but you’re not because it’s still a loss. My daughter is still gone.”

For what it’s worth Adarus finally came clean, telling investigators he tried to shoot a rival gang member — not Na’Kia.

The Cascade Village Apartments, where Na’Kia lived, created a scholarship in her honor.

Turns out, she was on her way to college to study information technology.

Watch the sad report and interviews.

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This Post Has 41 Comments

  1. So Crump bailed when it was determined that a white man didn’t do this? That sounds about right! No good Bastard leaves the victims twisting in the wind.

  2. Shame on Benjamin Crump. He could have at least gave a statement as to why he decided to no longer represent the victim’s family. I’m glad the victim got justice.

  3. Crump bailed on them because the suspect is not white unfortunately. He’s not gonna talk about crime with blacks against blacks. Or LeBron James.

  4. Omg how sad , and everyone wanted to obstruct justice and blame a white man. Ben Crumps a fraud.

  5. Funny how he didn’t want to represent them anymore bc it’s not a racially motivated crime. Can’t trust a bm with or for anything/anyone. I’m glad she’ll receive justice.

  6. The black femicide in America is too high😭
    Please stay safe and keep yourselves armed.🥺

  7. This it’s RIDICULOUS…
    I’m SO SICK THESE DEGENERATE NAKERS.. MORE BLACK FEMALES ARE JOINING LIKE FKN FOOLS.

  8. Black lives only matter when it’s white on black. It’s disgusting, and now BW are being targeted at a higher rate than ever, by BM. Despicable.

  9. Crump dropped the case once he found out it was a black on black crime

  10. Her poor grandma I know her heart is broken 💔 and she have to relive this 4 the rest of life smh…

  11. Crump decided not to represent them because there ain’t no money in this case. Typical. He’s a coward 😠

  12. Something isn’t right about this case. The witnesses just happened to see the wrong color person? Crump backs out, no motive? This just doesn’t sit right.

  13. 😵 ‘I’ve foLLoWeD this case since iT was fiRsT posTeD. I’m gLad this ThanKsGiVinG weeKenD I haVe one more thing to be gRaTeFuL foR and thaT is seeing thaT this young lady geTs jusTiCe beCauSe this was and sTiLL is so damn TRaGiC.!! 😠 😢

  14. SAD, stay safe everyone. Its the holidays, too, so keep your head on a swivel…….

  15. It’s amazing how these heartless cowards want to do the crime, but don’t want to do the time. Good job Sandy Springs Officers. Condolences to this beautiful young lady’s family.

  16. Smh. I’m not a ride or die for family or a damn man. I’m turning everybody in. I’m glad he’s finally caught!!!!

  17. WELL GUESS IF YOU MEANT TO DIE LIKE THAT AINT NO REAL WAY AROUND IT FINAL DESTINATION CANT BEAT DEATH NO MATTER HOW YOU TRIED

  18. I swear when you are Bl*ck you need no enemies from other communities. The men in this “community” do a great job of keeping this community is utter chaos. K*lling, assaulting and maiming people constantly. And I don’t see it ever getting any better. That’s why I refuse to live or work where they are dominant.

  19. Ben Krump is 100% FAKE
    Ineffective
    And UTTERLY USELESS
    He’s an opportunist, chasing fame like a leech.
    This wound up being a black on black crime, OF COURSE Ben Crump abandoned the family

  20. Capital punishment shouldve come back a long time ago, but these bleeding heart liberals won’t let this happen.

  21. Ben Crump only cares about black women if theyre killed by white folk. Its pathetic and disgusting to promise a family help and justice and then to just disappear after that check and motive wasnt what he wanted. He smells publicity.

  22. So they only cared and Lebron only cared when they thought it was a white man that killed a black woman. When it’s a black man killing a black women crickets!!! We need to do better.

  23. TIRED OF YOU BLAQ MOFO’S DOING THIS TO BLAQWOMEN & YOUNGER PLEASE STAY SAFE BLAQWOMEN & YOUNGER 🙏
    SO HE DID THIS TO A STRANGER THROW AWAY THE KEY

  24. He is a young Ruthless, Cole, blooded killer. Hell has a place for him. Now rest in peace my beautiful, intelligent, young sister much Love💜 to you.

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