Law enforcement in Macon County, Alabama says that they've discovered the corpses of two men who are believed to be reported missing from Atlanta, Georgia.
Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson said that his investigators believe the victims are that of Edward Reeves, who goes by the stage name “Bambino Gold”, and Kendrick Stokes, also known as “Skooly Kee Da Tooly”, who is the Reeves cousin and promoter.
Their bodies are now in route to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for confirmation as to the identify, according to Sheriff Brunson.
Sheriff Brunson said that a pedestrian who was taking a walk alongside County Road 13 found the first body, and then went back home to contact law enforcement to come to the scene and check it out.
After a perimeter was set up around the first corpse and crime scene investigators were scouring for evidence, a Deputy later found a second body around four miles from the first corpse off Highway 80.
They were not far off of the road at all,'' the sheriff said. "It looks like somebody placed them there. I don't think they were killed there."
"It's very sad,'' Brunson said. "My heart goes out to the families and we're working hard to get to the bottom of this."
29-year-old Reeves was the cousin of 30-year-old Stokes, and both were longtime friends who originally hail from Montgomery, Alabama.
The pair were back in their hometown to promote an event at Sky Bar on Debby Drive around November 4th, and have been missing ever since.
Stokes’ mother, Felicia Stokes Webster, said that the duo was last seen together around 9 PM at the Alabama National Fair, saying “a lot of people saw them there.”
Friends of the pair said they left and were supposed to return, and after several hours of not hearing from either they made a police report.
They had last been seen in a 2016 white Honda CRV, and at this time it remains unclear whether or not the vehicle has been found.
Webster would send her son scripture to study for the day. "I talk with him every day,'' she said. "This is not like him. He reads His word and he prays."
Reeves, a father, has appeared on over 150 mixed tapes since 2011 and has featured with artists such Sy Ari Da Kid, Boosie Badazz, Ray Vicks, Eldorado Red, and Doe B. Alley Boy, according to published reports.
Reeves in September of 2017 could be seen in a YouTube video discussing surviving a previous gunshot wound.
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It's just another sign that when you live that gangster rap lifestyle crime and violence will haunt you in the real world.
The sheriff said the Macon County Sheriff's Office, the Montgomery Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation are working together on solving the crime. "My condolences go out to the families,'' he said.
Law enforcement agencies are currently asking that anyone with information on the case to please contact the Macon County Sheriff’s Office at (334) 724-0669.
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