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News Nearby: Atlanta Police Make Arrest in Grant Park Murder, Lasseter off to Prison

Here are headlines from around the metro Atlanta area for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

Atlanta Police Make Arrest in Grant Park Murder 

It was a case that left Grant Park rattled.

Not only for the brazen manner in which David McReynolds was shot in the chest in the 700 block of Hill Street off Grant Park Place on July 26. Read more on East Atlanta Patch.

Lasseter To Report to Prison on December 12 

Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter has been ordered to report to federal prison in Marianna, Fla, by Dec. 12 to begin serving a 33-month sentence for bribery, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported. Read more on Suwanee Patch.

Death of Lawrenceville College Student Not Yet Ruled Murder 

On Sunday, Nov. 18, 17 year old  Jasmine Cathleen Benjamin was found unresponsive on a couch in a study room at Valdosta State College, according to authorities. The Valdosta Daily Times reports Benjamin's death has not been definitively ruled a murder. 

“We are treating it as a homicide based off information and concerns provided by the medical examiner,” told Valdosta Police Department Cmdr. Brian Childress to the local paper. Read more on Lawrenceville Patch.

 

 

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