Posts tagged with "murder"

Friend says murder victim was caring, supportive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2014

This story has been updated.  Karen Pearce lived alone in her Smyrna apartment with her cat, Harry. Her friend Joanna Hooten said the stylist was mostly homebody who moved to Atlanta from North Carolina more than a decade ago looking for a fresh start. Hooten, Pearce and their friend Christa met at Leon’s on Dec. 6. […]

Questions linger in Decatur murder case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 9, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur Police aren’t saying much about their investigation of a murder that occurred in Decatur over the weekend. Police say that on the night of Dec. 6 Karen Pearce, 44, of Smyrna, Ga., left a local restaurant and was walking close to where her vehicle was parked. A witness reported […]

Decatur murder investigation continues

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2014

UPDATE: The victim has been identified. For more information, click here. A witness reported hearing a gunshot prior to the discovery of a woman’s body in a downtown Decatur parking deck on Dec. 6. Decatur Police have released few details about the murder investigation. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was on the scene Saturday evening, […]

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