Columbus police: Two charged in Friday homicide at Sands Apartments

Detectives seek third suspect

tchitwood@ledger-enquirer.comApril 9, 2012 

Two suspects are in custody and a third is wanted in Friday's fatal shooting of Jeffrey Morgan at the Sands Apartments on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Columbus police said today.

On Sunday police arrested Timothy Leshan Robinson, 20, of 966 Rosewood Ave., and Dana Michael Kessler, 25, of 2917 Doyle Avenue, both of Columbus, officers said. Both are charged with murder and set for a preliminary hearing in Recorder's Court at 9 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

Detectives now are searching for Edward Trevor Love, 19, who also will be charged with murder, they said. Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call investigators at 706-653-3400.

Investigators responding to a 911 call about 2:30 p.m. at the 1213 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. apartments found Morgan, 25, with a gunshot wound in the parking lot, said police Sgt. Lance Deaton.

Coroner Bill Thrower pronounced Morgan dead at 3:18 p.m. at The Medical Center.

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