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MARTA Police arrest second suspect in Decatur murder

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MARTA Police arrest second suspect in Decatur murder

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MARTA Police arrested a second suspect sought in connection with the July 6 murder of a Decatur man.

Decatur Police said that MARTA Police officers arrested Christonya Section on Sunday, July 10. Another suspect, Jacob Marquez Pyne, was arrested in Tennessee on July 9.

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Both are accused of being involved in the murder of Gerard Foster who was fatally shot in the stairwell of the Allen Wilson Apartments in Decatur. Fox 5 Atlanta reports that the victim was a church deacon who was taking his wife to work when the shooting occurred.

In a press release, the Decatur Police Department said the investigation continues.

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