The Jorelys Rivera Case

9:16 AM, May 16, 2012   |    comments
  • Jorelys' mom, Joselin Rivera, said that she hadn't seen her daughter since leaving for work Thursday night.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Ryan Brunn, a maintenance worker at the River Ridge Apartments, was arrested and charged in the murder of Jorelys Rivera
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan at a news conference announces that Jorelys' body has been found.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Ryan Brunn, the apartment maintenance worker charged with murdering seven-year-old Jorelys Rivera, pleaded guilty to all of the charges against him on January 17, 2011.
  • Connor Brunn is the brother of Ryan Brunn, suspect in the murder of 7 year old Jorelys Rivera. Both brothers are 20. They're not twins; their parents adopted them as infants. Until a few weeks ago, Ryan Brunn lived with his parents in Dahlonega. Connor Brunn still lives there.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • Crowds gathered in Canton to remember 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera on December 9th, 2011.
  • A memorial at the River Ridge apartment complex playground, where Jorelys was last seen.
  • Saturday 12/3/11 - Investigators look through list of registered sex offenders in county
  • A memorial at the River Ridge apartment complex playground, where Jorelys was last seen.
  • A memorial at the River Ridge apartment complex playground, where Jorelys was last seen.
  • A command post in the search for Jorelys Rivera.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • A command post in the search for Jorelys Rivera.
  • 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera was described as friendly, sweet, had a lot of friends and everyone just loves her.
  • 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera was described as friendly, sweet, had a lot of friends and everyone just loves her.
  • 7-year-old Jorelys Rivera was described as friendly, sweet, had a lot of friends and everyone just loves her.
  • A command post in the search for Jorelys Rivera.
  • A memorial at the River Ridge apartment complex playground, where Jorelys was last seen.
  • A memorial at the River Ridge apartment complex playground, where Jorelys was last seen.
  • A command post in the search for Jorelys Rivera.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • A hearse arrives at the investigation scene.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • The warrant for Ryan Brunn's arrest.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • Canton Police went door-to-door in an attempt to find a missing 7-year-old girl. The search ended when Jorelys' body was found in a dumpster from her apartment complex.
  • The warrant for Ryan Brunn's arrest.
  • Ryan Brunn was found dead in his cell at the Jackson State Prison Thursday afternoon. He hanged himself, a source told 11Alive's Kevin Rowson.
    
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Photos from the case of the 7-year-old girl who was abducted and killed in Canton, Ga.

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