Killing Grandparents: Gwinnett Teens Plead Guilty

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – Two Gwinnett teens pled guilty Friday to beating their grandparents with a tire iron, stabbing and killing Wendy and Randall Bjorge in April of this year, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Cassandra Bjorge, 17, and Johnny Rider, 19 pled guilty to the murders. Bjorge is the granddaughter of Wendy and Randall Bjorge. According to the newspaper, Bjorge was living in the grandparents’ Lawrenceville home when she and Rider, her boyfriend, stabbed them and slit their throats.

The grandparents were dead for about a week, according to police. During that time, Bjorge and Rider invited friends over for parties, not telling them about Bjorge’s grandparents dead upstairs, the newspaper reported.

Judge Debra Turner said the case was one of the worst she had presided over in her career, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported.

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Photos courtesy Gwinnett County Police Department

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