Pair convicted of concealing the death of Tiara Groves, whose case was reclassified by police an ‘non-homicidal’

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A man and woman charged in connection with the death of Tiara Groves, which was featured in a Chicago Magazine article in 2014, pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to time in prison. Desmond Collins, 39; and Leondra Martin, 31, each pleaded guilty to concealment of a death before … Read more →

Pair charged in death of woman featured in Chicago Magazine

Desmond Collins / Photo from Chicago Police BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times Tiara Groves’ death was featured in a Chicago Magazine article last year, which focused on how authorities reclassify homicides — which, in turn, skews crime statistics. The 20-year-old’s family believes she was murdered. And, indeed, Groves’ death was considered a murder until Dec. … Read more →

Leondra Martin

  • Arrested: March 11, 2015
  • Age: 30
  • Gender: Female
  • Race: Black
  • Died: March 11, 2015

Suspected in the July 23, 2013 death of Tiara Groves.

Photo credit: Leondra Martin / Photo from Chicago Police