Bobby Tillman

Douglasville teenager Bobby Tillman was killed at a house party in 2010 in an incident that made national news. Tillman — a freshman at Georgia Perimeter College at the time — was not involved in the altercation that started the fight. The house party was organized to celebrate two high school girls’ good grades, but the party was […]

A Douglas County judge has sentenced Emanual Boykins to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the November 2010 stomping death of teen Bobby Tillman. Boykins received the life sentence after pleading guilty. He would be eligible for parole after serving 30 years. Tillman was beaten to death in front of a Douglasville […]

One of the teens involved in the vicious assault that killed 18-year-old Bobby Tillman at a Douglasville house party last November has agreed to plead guilty to murdering him, reports the AJC.com. Emanuel Boykins, the 18-year-old who threw the first punch that started the random, fatal attack on Tillman, has agreed to plead guilty to […]

From the AJC.com: The four teens accused in the beating death of Bobby Tillman all say they’re innocent, and a couple sent condolences to his family in a jailhouse interview. Three of the suspects — Tracen Lamar Franklin, 19, Horace Damon Coleman, 19, and Emmanuel Benjamin Boykins, 18 — spoke to Channel 2 Action News […]

From the AJC.com: Bobby Tillman’s heart was punctured as he was stomped to death by four teens at a Douglasville party early Sunday morning, the Douglas County coroner told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “What killed him was that he had a lacerated heart,” Randy Daniel said. “The injury is consistent with a bone being broken and […]