“He told you he shot Brittney Watts, Lauren Garcia and Tiffany Ferenczy because he had adopted all these racist ideals,” Fulton County assistant district attorney Linda Dunikoski told the jury, referring to Thandiwe’s earlier testimony. “If race disorder was a [mental illness], then the Ku Klux Klan could murder and kill with impunity.”
His mother, Lynnae Francine Thandiwe, asked the judge to have mercy on her son.
“He’s not a monster,” she said, according to WSB. “It’s not consistent with who Nkosi is. Nothing can be gained by putting him in jail for the rest of his life.”
Lynnae Francine Thandiwe appears to be the same Lynnae Francine Thandiwe who is an Atlanta attorney specializing in consumer rights law and elder protection law. She received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.