Eighteen-year-old Vanessa "Honey" Malone was shot to death after she entered into a Stone Mountain apartment. Malone unknowingly walked in on a robbery. She was heard screaming by the other two victims who were tied up in the bedroom. Then they also overheard the gunmen bringing her back inside the apartment, after shots were fired. We do not know if you know this, but Stone Mountain it right outside of Atlanta, in Dekalb County.
Sisters, this is very sad news, but this also tell us something very important, you have to be careful even living inside of an apartment. Also, we do not know if this was Vanessa Malone's apartment, but there is a lesson to be learned for single or married black women. There used to be a time when apartments were more safe to live in than homes, because of the several units, knitted together, but nowadays, it is much worse. You have to be safe and take precaution while living in an apartment, just as you would if you resided in a home. Burglars are more bold, than they were 20 years ago. The only way to escape such a crime from happening is to make sure you have an alarm within your apartment or if you can afford to do so, move into a gated and very secured community. As black women, we have to be very careful where we live. Now you may think this article is only good for single black women, but we also include our consideration for you if you are married, because if you noticed the two victims who were tied up Travares Benford and India Smith were a couple. They both spotted between 3 to 6 tall black men, so evidently, whomever these robbers were, they did not have any fear facing more than one person.
Vanessa "Honey" Malone was too young to die, may she rest in peace.
Friends and family demand answers, #JusticeForHoneyThe murder of an 18-year-old Stone Mountain woman has sparked an outcry for justice on her behalf by her family and friends. Vanessa "Honey" Malone was killed on October 23 when police say she walked in on an armed robbery in DeKalb County. While her killer is still on the loose...Read full article, here.