– Acworth Patch
Four men now are charged with murder in the death of Iraq war veteran Zach Gamble. Gamble was found unconscious in the parking lot of a Smyrna apartment complex on the morning of March 25 after a taxi accidentally hit him. Police detectives determined that his severe head trauma came from a beating, not from the cab.
arrested Arthur Lynell Batchelor, 37, of Acworth, Tarell Winston Secrest, 36, of Marietta and Jason Scott Hill, 35, of Marietta on Tuesday. .
Each is charged with committing felony murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
– Dunwoody Patch
Sandy Springs Police have arrested 23-year old Victor Scott, of the 1100 block of Morgan Falls Road, in connection with the April 14 shooting that killed Patrick Placide.
Last week, Placide and 28-year old Willy Jeanlouis were shot in the complex parking lot about 11:30 p.m. that Saturday night. Police described it as a drug deal gone bad.
Placide was dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the head. Jeanlouis, who was shot once in the head but escaped, was treated and later released from North Fulton Hospital.
– Marietta Patch
The day of activities in the school’s garden included several hands-on stations set up where students learned summer garden planting, how to make wildflower seed bombs and how to release ladybugs.