4 charged in 2017 Johnson City murder of pregnant woman

Brewer (upper left), Milligan (upper right), Glover (lower left), Griffin (lower right)

Four people have been charged with first-degree murder following a 10-month investigation into the murder of a pregnant woman sitting in a vehicle while her infant daughter was in the back seat.

A Washington County grand jury indicted four people after findings were presented earlier this month. According to police, Rebekah Thompson (also known as Stacy Magee) was killed in July 2017 in the 1000 block of John Exum Parkway.

The four suspects were arrested in a two-day operation Monday and Tuesday. Below are the names of the suspects as sent to us by police and their charges. All four are being held on a $500,000 bond.

  1. Isiah Devon Milligan, 24, of Johnson City - First-degree murder, solicitation of first-degree murder (2 counts)
  2. Avios Alexander Griffin, 24, of Johnson City - First-degree murder
  3. Monte Lamar Brewer, Jr., 27, of Cleveland, Tennessee - First-degree murder
  4. Eugene Aireese Glover, 31, of Chattanooga, Tennessee - First-degree murder

The Johnson City Police Department was assisted by several agencies in this investigation, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), the United States Attorney General’s Office, the First Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, the Chattanooga Police Department as well as the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department.

Police have not released a motive and said no more statements regarding this case will be made at this time.

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