Police in Georgia recently responded to a domestic disturbance in the Johns Creek area. When they arrived, they found a male unresponsive and with a stab wound. Unable to revive him, he was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife was promptly arrested and charged with murder, among other offenses.
Details of what happened are actually few and far between. Law enforcement officers claim they were contacted by a concerned family member who said they had received a phone call from the residence and believed someone had been injured. Police showed up at the house on Aug. 24, at approximately 11:30 p.m. and found the victim.
The accused is the victim’s wife. Law enforcement officers took her into custody without issue, and she was booked into the Fulton County Jail. Bond was not set in her case. As previously stated, facing a murder charge. She is also charged with child cruelty, and other unspecified charges are pending.
Defending oneself against a murder charge in the state of Georgia will not prove an easy feat, as it is not an offense that will be treated lightly. However, that does not mean this woman’s fate is sealed. Legal counsel can listen to her story and help her determine the best way to proceed with the matter. With the right person in her corner, she can take the steps necessary to fight for the best outcome possible — whether that be a case dismissal, a reduction in charges and penalties, or alternative sentencing.