Lilburn man charged with murder in slaying of Bowdon woman

September 19, 2022
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Lilburn man charged with murder in slaying of Bowdon woman

LILBURN — The Gwinnett Police Department arrested 49-year-old Andre Marvell King, of Lilburn in the connection with the death of a 29-year-old Celeste Lawson of Bowdon.

King is charged with Aggravated Assault and Felony Murder.

On Sunday, Gwinnett police responded to a person shot call on Burns Road in Lilburn at about 8:30 p.m. for the report of a person down in the front yard of a residence. 

When officers arrived, they found Lawson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical aid was rendered, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  

Case Number:  22-0075820.

⚠️ Reminder: Crime articles contain only charges and information from police reports and law enforcement statements. Suspects and defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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