Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (18/05/2009)



18/05/20092009Cambridge, Massachusetts, United StatesMassachusetts10Jabrai Copney, 20; Jason Aquino, 23; and Blayn Jiggetts, 19, of New York City, invited Justin Cosby, 21, of Cambridge, into a Harvard College dormitory, tried to rob him of a pound of marijuana, then shot him. Copney turned himself in four days later. Two investigators hired by the MIT Crime Club were arrested at the scene on charges of breaking and entering and trespass; the trial court ruled that the prosecutors had no case. Copney was convicted of murder. His partners pleaded guilty to armed robbery and manslaughter. His girlfriend, Brittany Smith '09, 21, pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact, firearm possession, and misleading a grand jury.Harris, David; Fennimore, Jillian (May 22, 2009). "DA: Songwriter killed Cambridge man at Harvard over drugs". Wicked Local (Cambridge). The case is being investigated by Harvard University Police, Cambridge Police, and the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. |"Charges dismissed against Massachusetts PI". PI Magazine (Freehold, N.J.): 20. November–December 2009. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-09-21. The MIT Crime Club retained one male and one female private investigator from the Simmons Agency … to investigate the May 18 homicide…. |"Former Harvard student pleads guilty in connection with 2009 shooting death at Harvard University" (Press release). Woburn, Mass.: Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. September 30, 2011.