Jack Boys Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison

Robert Veal sentenced to life without parole.

Robert Veal, a member of the Jack Boys Gang was sentenced Monday morning to life without parole, following a 2010 crime spree that included kidnapping, rape and murder.

Veal, 18, who was found guility on Oct. 11, also was ordered to serve an additional six life sentences, plus another 40 years, Yvette Jones, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County District Attorney's Office told East Atlanta Patch.

The sentences are to run consecutively, meaning Veal will die in prison.

On Thursday, Tamario Wise, 19, leader of the Jack Boys Gang, was sentenced to life, plus 14 additional life sentences, and an additional 290 years.

The pair were part of a murderous crime spree that included:

  • Murder: Wise and Veal in the November 2010 murder of 39-year-old Charles Boyer of Virginia-Highland
  • Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Rape: Wise and Veal in a home invasion and attack of a Grant Park woman
  • Kidnapping, Participation in Criminal Street Gang Activity: Wise, Veal and a third defendent, Fernandez Whatley

Whatley was sentenced to 30 years in prison plus 40 years of probation.


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