Morbidology the Podcast – 147: Mujey Dumbuya

Podcast released on: 11th April 2022

Mujey Dumbuya and her family had come to the United States for pastures greener. After their home country of Sierra Leonne became embroiled in civil war, they thought that United States would be a place of safety. In 2018, however, Mujey vanished after leaving her home to catch a bus to school in Grand Rapids,…


Mujey Dumbuya and her family had come to the United States for pastures greener. After their home country of Sierra Leonne became embroiled in civil war, they thought that United States would be a place of safety. In 2018, however, Mujey vanished after leaving her home to catch a bus to school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Fear immediately encompassed her family, even more so because she had been scheduled to testify against a man that she had accused of sexually abusing her.

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Audio Sources:

“Quinn James Verdict”

“Quinn James on trial in killing of East Kentwood student he earlier raped”

“Family of raped teen admonishes Quinn James”

“Boyfriend of slain teen testifies in suspected killer’s rape trial”

“Inmate Testifies Quinn James Planned Murder”

“Closing arguments for Quinn James’ murder trial”

“Quinn James sentenced to life in prison for murdering teen in ‘horrific crime'”

“Murderer and rapist, Quinn James, gets life in prison for killing East Kentwood teen”

“New Connection between Quinn James and Crime Scene”

“Suspect Will Stand Trial in Slain Teen’s Rape”

“Press Conference for Mujey Dumbaya”

“Rape Suspect Says Life is Ruined”

Sources:

Kalamazoo Gazette, 31 January, 2018 – “Kalamazoo Police Ask for Help in Solving Homicide”

The Grand Rapids Press, 2 February, 2018 – “Slain Teen Didn’t Show Up At School”

The Grand Rapids Press, 2 February, 2018 – “Relatives of Slain 16-Year-Old Call for Justice”

CBS – 4 KMOV, 8 February, 2018 – “Michigan Teen Found Murdered Was Set to Testify”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9 February, 2018 – “Michigan Teen who was Scheduled to Testify Against Alleged Rapist Found Dead”

The Grand Rapids Press, 10 February, 2018 – “Man Accused in Teen’s Sex Assault”

Daily Independence, 12 February, 2018 – “Teen Set to Testify Against Her Alleged Rapist Found Dead”

The Grand Rapids Press, 13 February, 2018 – “We Want to Know What Happened”

The Grand Rapids Press, 18 February, 2018 – “Serial Rapist or Unjustly Held?”

The Grand Rapids Press, 6 March, 2018 – “Ex-School Employee Had Shoddy Work History”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 13 March, 2018 – “Slain Teen Was Energetic, Full of Life”

Associated Press, 20 March, 2018 – “Death Certificate Shows Teen Died of Asphyxia”

The Grand Rapids Press, 22 March, 2018 – “When I Set $100k Bond, Mujey Was Alive”

The Grand Rapids Press, 23 March, 2018 – “Two More Charged with Perjury”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 26 March, 2018 – “Perjury Suspect Holds Clues to Kentwood Teen’s Killing”

Associated Press, 11 April, 2018 – “Man Accused of Raping Michigan Girl Now Charged in Her Death”

The Grand Rapids Press, 11 April, 2018 – “You Broke Us Into Pieces”

The Grand Rapids Press, 15 April, 2018 – “Perjury Charge Tied to Alleged Payoff for Help with Slaying”

The Grand Rapids Press, 1 June, 2018 – “Murder Suspect Had Relationship with Prosecutor’s Office Worker”

Associated Press, 8 June, 2018 – “2 Men to Stand Trial”

The Grand Rapids Press, 8 June, 2018 – “Defence Wants Competency Exam for Man Accused of Raping Teen”

The Grand Rapids Press, 8 June, 2018 – “DNA Evidence Key Link”

The Grand Rapids Press, 8 June, 2018 – “Bye Mommy”

The Grand Rapids Press, 10 July, 2018 – “Fiancee of Accused Teen Killer Charged With Witness Intimidation”

The Grand Rapids Press, 31 July, 2018 – “Fiancee of Man Accused of Murder to Face Trial for Witness intimidation”

The Grand Rapids Press, 31 August, 2018 – “Murder Suspect’s Relationship with Prosecutor’s Office Worker Explored”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 21 October, 2018 – “Jurors in Sex Case Won’t Hear About Slaying”

The Grand Rapids Press, 23 October, 2018 – “Defence Disputes Age of Slain East Kentwood Student”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 24 October, 2018 – “Mom My Life is Ruined”

Associated Press, 25 October, 2018 – “Man Accused of Killing Teen Convicted of Raping Her”

Associated Press, 11 December, 2018 – “Man Accused of Killing Teen Gets 20 – 30 Years for Raping Her”

The Grand Rapids Press, 11 December, 2018 – “He Deserved What He Got”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 21 February, 2019 – “Rape Allegations Were Motive”

The Grand Rapids Press, 27 February, 2019 – “Quinn James Took Her Innocence Then Her Life”

Associated Press, 28 February, 2019 – “Man Convicted in Slaying of Teen Who Accused Him of Rape”

The Grand Rapids Press, 28 February, 2019 – “Quinn James, Why Did You Do This?”

FOX – 17 WXMI, 8 April, 2019 – “Fiance of Convicted Murderer Pleads Guilty”

The Grand Rapids Press, 9 April, 2019 – “Murderer’s Fiance Admits Obstructing Case of Teen’s Death”

The Grand Rapids Press, 15 April, 2019 – “Murderer and Rapist Gets Life in Prison”

The Grand Rapids Press, 3 June, 2019 – “Murderer’s Fiancee Gets Probation”

The Grand Rapids Press, 11 November, 2020 – “Man Accused in Teen’s 2018 Killing Could Go Free”

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