Police say brother killed sister in East Lake homicide

Posted by Dena Mellick July 9, 2015
An Atlanta Police vehicle. Source: Wikimedia Commons

An Atlanta Police vehicle. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Atlanta police say the brother of an East Lake woman shot her as she slept Thursday morning, killing her.

Zone 6 officers responded to the call around 7:25 a.m. in the 600 block of Greenhaven Drive. Atlanta police say she was taken to Grady Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Local media outlets have identified her as 16-year-old Ashley Oglesby. Police say they took 27-year-old Marquavis Oglesby into custody. Witnesses told police that the brother of the victim shot her. Police say there was no known motive for the shooting.

Police interviewed and charged Marquavis Oglesby, and then took him to DeKalb County Jail.

WSB TV is reporting the victim’s mother witnessed the shooting.

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