Gregory Kennon to stand trial for murder of Bradenton mom-to-be and unborn daughter

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - It has been a long and winding path to get to trial for Gregory Kennon. Delays, postponements, motions and more delays have kept the case of a murder from 2009 from court, until now.

Manatee County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Kennon, one of possibly three intruders who broke down a door at Desoto Village Apartments, on Fifth Street East back in July 2009.

Shots were fired, with one striking Crystal Johnson, who was six months pregnant at the time. 

Johnson died from her injuries. An emergency premature birth of her due-in-September daughter was attempted, but the child did not survive.
 

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