70-year old Gwinnett man charged with murder

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LAWRENCEVILLE — A 70-year-old Lawrenceville man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of 44-year-old Anthony Collins. 

Homicide detectives say they received information on this murder that identified Stanley Elliot as the suspect in the case. Investigators met with Elliot Feb. 26 and arrested him at his home for Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During a Felony.

Gwinnett Police responded to a call about a man lying in a parking lot in the 1500 block of Riverside Parkway. When officers arrived, they found Collins’ dead body lying outside a car.

The Medical Examiner arrived and during the investigation found a gunshot wound on the Collins.

The motive for this murder is still unknown. Elliot is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. The case number is 21-014998.

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