- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - In a story Oct. 18 about a double killing, The Associated Press reported erroneously that suspect Richard Augusta Wilson was on parole at the time of the slayings. In 2011, Wilson completed a state prison sentence on unrelated charges, according to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

A corrected version of the story is below:

DA: Men charged in couple’s death killed others

DA seeking death penalty against men charged in couple’s deaths, says other slayings likely

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities in Atlanta say two men accused of killing a pregnant woman and her fiance may have killed others.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against 40-year-old Andre Cleveland Gay and 41-year-old Richard Augusta Wilson in the slayings of Briana Brooks and Jeronta Brown.

The two DeKalb residents were kidnapped on Aug. 30 and killed when a ransom wasn’t paid.

Authorities say they believe Gay and Wilson are responsible for other deaths.

Fulton District Attorney Paul Howard said Friday the two men killed at least seven people there. And Atlanta police expect to tie more unsolved murders to the men.

Gay was paroled after serving time for a double murder, and Wilson had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter and robbery.

Defense attorneys for the men haven’t commented.

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