Thursday, March 10, 2016

Doctor kidnapper indicted.

A Hinds County grand jury indicted Andre Kennedy on February 26 for kidnapping, armed robbery, and burglary.  Kennedy and his accomplice Edwin "Guttalife" Robinson kidnapped a doctor from his Ridgewood home early on a Saturday morning, May 16, 2015.  A doctor who just happened to be a competitive shooter.  The indictment states the charges are terror-enhanced.*  The case is assigned to Judge Jeff Weill.

The former Guttalife Dee
The two hoodlums forced the doctor to drive to an ATM and then to some woods on Eastover Drive and Pinewood.  They robbed him of $1,500 and told him they were going back to his home to do some unmentionable things to his wife.  He managed to jump out of the vehicle and grab a pistol behind the seat.  Guttalife went to the gutter as the good doctor  pumped him full of led while Kennedy fled.  The victim was ironically packing his truck to attend a shooting competition at Magnolia Pistol and Shooting Range when he was kidnapped at 7:30 AM.  May 2015 post. 

JPD caught Kennedy several days later thanks to tips provided by JJ readers and charged him with capital murder, armed robbery, and kidnapping.  However, the grand jury did not indict Kennedy for capital murder.   Kennedy was an MDOC employee at the time of the crime but has since been terminated by the department.

Earlier posts
Thugs try to rob competitive shooter & gravely pay for it.  
Remembering Guttalife Dee 
 Remember the DEE!
  Meet Andre Kennedy
 Murder & kidnapping suspect is a jailer.
JPD arrests Andre Kennedy 

Kingfish note: No indictment for murder.  This dude should be looking at the possibility of life in prison for capital murder.  Moral cowardice. 

*Terror-enhancement increases the minimum prison term to ten years.

Kennedy currently resides in the Hinds County Detention Center at Raymond:


Anonymous said...

See ya douchebag!

Anonymous said...

This must be a very complicated case because it took 10 months to indict. RIP Guttalife.

Anonymous said...

it's a shame the good doctor didn't have the chance to fill this thug with lead also.

would have saved court costs and a lifetime of meals and housing on us.,

Anonymous said...

Exactly, 2:20. I was planning to write the exact same thing. Wish it had been two thugs instead of one.

Anonymous said...

He'll be out in a couple of years.

Anonymous said...

So when the good (shot) doctor testifies, he should look directly in guttalife's friend's eyes and say, "man I sure wished you would have hung out with me and gutta for a little longer and enjoyed the fun. Maybe when you get out the pen, we can get together. You know, just me and you."

Anonymous said...

Sad thing is that he was not indicted on the capitol murder charge. That is a easy one. Since he was in the commission of a armed robbery and kidnapping and his partner was killed that is capital murder. RSS once again drops the ball. This guy will maybe do 10 years but if the capital murder charge had been in effect he would do life, which is what he needs to do.

Maybe when he gets out he will come over to Rankin or Madison and Michel Guest can do RSS job again.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how long it will take for the wrongful death suits to start going after everything the good doctor has worked entire life for? You can rest assured they will start if they havent already.

Who knows maybe Gutta Dee and Kennedy will get what they were after all along only their families will be enjoying it with out them.

Anonymous said...

He brings em into the world and takes em out also. Thanks doc (1979)!

Anonymous said...

An MDOC employee you say??
Mr Fisher is cleaning up a big mess...good job!

Anonymous said...

3:50 Technically of course it is capital murder and some have been convicted of such- I had a client once indicted for that here in Hinds County- But there ain't nothing easy about it when trying to hold a Defendant responsible because the victim killed his co-defendant - the jury wants to convict the one who did the shooting, not because there is a legal interpretation allowing this type of conviction to stand- You have to think these cases all the way through and you seem to only care about what you can glean from the surface- Nonetheless, if you think that he will do 10 years after Weill and the DA are finished with him, you can't really mean that- Armed robbery and kidnapping in this case will get him life by the jury period- If not, Weill will give him one day less than life- You know that but you just want to be negative- This site is so negative- This is a positive day for Jackson-

Anonymous said...

I am soooooooooooo glad that Jeff got this one...

Docket Watch said...

Tommie will rework the docket so that it has to be reassigned while Jeff is on vacation.

Jumbo-Liars' Shield said...

If it's not a sex crime involving a woman or a minor I still can't see the wisdom of refusing to identify the doctor. Why does he need to be shielded? Is this Jumbo-Liars version of 'witness protection'?

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