CELLPHONE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) вЂ” The Cellphone County SheriffвЂ™s workplace states there could be more burglary victims of homicide suspect Sabronte Rhodes.
Rhodes had been arrested for murder Tuesday evening in link with the loss of Johnny Clark Soekhies. Soekhies ended up being discovered lifeless on Friday on Oyler path close to a violent storm drain within a partly developed subdivision. Investigators think the murder started out as a burglary.
вЂњWe do know for sure that Rhodes had been making use of the Grindr App to get in touch with people and that is ultimately what he used to have mister Soekhies into the automobile with him,вЂќ said Captain Paul Burch.
Information 5 talked with one-man just who states Rhodes additionally utilized Grindr to target him, also.
Mason Cooley began speaking with Rhodes through the Grindr application, which will be a location-based internet dating app intended for homosexual, bi, and transgender folks.
Cooley states he understood Rhodes as вЂњDre,вЂќ and talked to him for around four weeks before he claims he had been taken benefit of.
вЂњI thought broken, and I also thought like we ended up beingnвЂ™t safe any longer in my own home that is own, said Cooley.
Cooley claims he began Rhodes that is seeing earlier 12 months.
вЂњHe put-on a lot of vibes which he ended up being thinking about a commitment,вЂќ said Cooley.
Cooley claims he reliable Rhodes adequate to invite him to their house in Saraland. But, every little thing finished after Cooley states he took funds from their wallet.
Cooley claims Rhodes understood he could be away from city for the and Cooley says thatвЂ™s when Rhodes turned the table on their relationship week.
вЂњGot a buddy of mine to housesit throughout the night, he really finished up visiting the house in the day, while she is at work and smashed in through my window that is back and two of my TVвЂ™s,вЂќ said Cooley.
The burglary had been caught on CooleyвЂ™s video security cameras. Read More