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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

17-year old Alabama girl shot to death by boyfriend in murder/attempted suicide

Tessa Faye Groves, age 17
A girl in Scottsboro, Alabama, 17-year old Tessa Faye Groves, was shot to death by her 19-year old boyfriend, Jonathan Maurice Nicholson, when he found out that she had contacted an ex-boyfriend.  He then tried to shoot himself to death, but lived.

From an article:
This isn't the first major violence at this home. Some neighbors on Quincy Street call it a house of trouble.
It was five years ago when Nicholson's father was stabbed by his live-in girlfriend. An artery was severed and he lost a lot of blood.
19-year-old Jonathan Maurice Nicholson, who lives at the home, is now identified as the person who was shot.
17-year-old Tessa Faye Groves has been identified as the person who is deceased.
Chief Ralph Dawes said they responded to a 911 call shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday night where they found Nicholson just outside of the home holding his face where he had been shot.
The chief said Groves was found deceased inside the home from a gunshot wound.
Nicholson's was taken to Huntsville Hospital. Dawes said Nicholson is currently in stable condition in the hospital's intensive care unit.
Neighbors said the home belonged to the boy's aunt.
Family members said Groves and Nicholson were in a relationship. A friend of Nicholson's' said the pair had recently broken up. He said Nicholson was distraught and found out that Groves had been in contact with an ex-boyfriend who recently got out of prison.
Dawes said the case appears to be a murder-attempted suicide.


  1. Who ever is posting this shit needs to get the facts before they start putting it out for the world to see. I am from Scottsboro where this happened and this is not how it went down at all. Just saying, youre going to piss a lot of Tessa's friends and Jon's friends off.

  2. We post what we find, Emily. So you tell us... how did it go down? And do you have any articles for us to link to about it?


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