“They took more than just life” Kenya London says she’s thankful that justice is being served on the eve of her son’s one month death anniversary

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“It’s never a moment where I don’t miss my baby, it’s never a moment when I’m saying God you’re working.”

On the eve of the one-month anniversary of Davonta London’s death, Wednesday afternoon, a break in the case.

Baton Rouge police said, the teen arrested is accused of pulling the trigger that killed 18-year-old London. His mother Kenya said, when she heard the news, the emotions became raw again.

“to find out that this child took my child’s life and threw his away, I want to know why. Just why would you take someone’s life” said London.

London said, nearly a month later, though the reality has set in, the thoughts of losing her first born child is painful.

“It wasn’t nobody but me, him and his brother so to take that piece out of our puzzle, it’s hard for him. I just ask God to please help me be strong as a mother.”

Baton Rouge Police’s Public Information Officer, Don Cappola said, investigators not only worked to make the arrest, but bring the family a piece of mind.


“We’re happy that we were able to make this arrest and give some type of closure to the family” said Cappola.

Through the tears, London said, her son’s killers has no idea the amazing person’s life, they cut short.

“They’ve taken more than just a life. They’ve taken someone that was so uniquely smart, amazing, they took more than just life.”

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