20-year-old Jasmine Carey was charged with the facilitation of first-degree murder after admitting that she accepted money to drive a vehicle involved in a murder.
On September 11th, Memphis Police Department Officers responded to a shooting call on 1009 Eyers Road, where a man was lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his neck. Decoricus Owens who was later identified was pronounced deceased on the scene. Owens’ death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office. Witnesses stated that suspects occupying a blue Buick Le Sabre were responsible for this homicide. As the investigation unfolded, Jasmine Carey was developed as a suspect.
Jasmine Carey was brought to the homicide office as part of the ongoing investigation. Carey read and waived her Miranda Rights. Carey gave a confession that she was the driver of the blue Buick Le Sabre that was used in the murder of Decoricus Owens. Carey told investigators that she was given money for her role in executing this murder.
Jasmine Carey was arrested and charged with the facilitation of first-degree murder. Her bond was set at $50,000.