(April 13, 2022) District Attorney (DA) Keith Higgins announces the entry of guilty pleas in the 2021 shooting of Javier Cordova, 17, of Brunswick. The pleas were entered pursuant to a plea agreement that was resolved between the DA’s Office and the defendants. Before the plea offers were extended, DA Higgins talked with the lead investigator and Cordova’s family. On April 5, 2021, Bria Nicole Register,29, of Brunswick, pled guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter in Glynn County Superior Court. Her co-defendant, Michael Howard, 43, also of Brunswick, pled guilty to Tampering with Evidence. Other charges against Register, which include Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony were nolle prossed and will not be prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Office.