By | November 26, 2021
DaNedra Sessoms Shot Dead

DaNedra Sessoms Death – Authorities have identified the suspect in connection with a 17-year-old girl who was shot to death at the intersection of West Gordon Street and Lankford Drive on Saturday, November 19, 2021, according to the Valdosta Police Department (VPD).

When the officials arrived at the scene, DaNedra Sessoms, 17, was lying on the road with gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene. The VPD has identified a 17-year-old Kendrick Mitchell as a suspect in connection to the shooting. Police said both families reported that Sessoms and Mitchell both students of Valdosta City Schools were dating.

Mitchell is wanted on felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of crime charges. According to the police, Mitchell left the scene in a car, later abandoned it, and ran. VPD said Mitchell is considered armed and dangerous.

The Valdosta police chief Leslie Manahan condole with the family of DaNedra saying, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Miss Sessoms’ family while they grieve the loss of this young lady who had her life ahead of her.”

Photo Credits – Valdosta Police Department.

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