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Woman Found Shot To Death In Front Yard, Police Say They Arrested A Suspect

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Source: Gwinnett County police; MEGA

Sep. 25 2022, Published 1:06 p.m. ET

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A man in Georgia is accused of gunning down a woman 20 years his younger, but police have not said why.

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Last Week, police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, said they arrested Andre Marvell King, 49, in connection to the case. He was charged with aggravated assault and felony murder.

He is accused of shooting and killing Celeste Lawson, 29, on Sept. 18, according to police.

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Authorities responded to a person shot report on Burns Road in Lilburn, Georgia, around 8:30 p.m., according to police. When police arrived, they found Lawson in the front yard. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators identified King as a suspect and he was arrested.

However, police have not released a motive in the case or said if the suspect knew the victim before the shooting.


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