911 call gives new insight into Athens student murder

It's been more than two weeks since police accused Clark Atlanta student Jordyn Jones of killing her best friend Alexis Crawford inside their off-campus apartment.

Atlanta police believe an alleged rape is the main motive behind her killing.

Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes obtained a 911 call Jones made three days before Crawford's death.

According to investigators, Jones had attended Spelman and Morehouse’s homecoming with boyfriend Barron Brantley and her best friend, Crawford, that night.

The three had been drinking when Jones allegedly caught Brantley locked in a bathroom with Crawford. The couple got into an argument over whether he raped Crawford or not, police said.

On Tuesday afternoon, Fernandes obtained the 911 call Jones made moments after that confrontation. Jones told police that Brantley had stormed out during an argument and stole her car.

Dispatcher: "You need police, fire, EMS?

Jones: "Yes, because my ex-boyfriend just stole my car, he took my keys and f*** ran and I'm about to (inaudible)."

Dispatcher: "What kind of car you got?"

Jones: "A 2017 Red Chevy Cruze."

Jones never mentioned the alleged rape during the phone call. But the next day, Crawford reported it to police.

Police say three days after the 911 call, Jones got into a fistfight with Crawford and Brantley jumped in, killing her. Investigators said they then tried to cover it up.

Students in the Atlanta University Center, which consists of Morehouse and Spelman colleges, and Clark Atlanta University, are now trying to distance themselves from the killing.

“It’s just a reminder that you got to be careful of who you keep in your circle,” student Jordan Malone said. “Clark is one of the best institutions we have in Atlanta.”

Students said they don’t want to be left with the stigma that Clark Atlanta isn’t a good school.

“I think you’re really just trying to marginalize a whole group and a whole institution for something – for a decision one person made that was really wrong,” Malone said.

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