Marietta Tragedy: Local Woman’s Death Leads to Murder Charge

January 22, 2024
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Marietta Tragedy: Local Woman's Death Leads to Murder Charge

The Gist: In Marietta, a family’s welfare check revealed a tragic scene, leading to a significant murder charge.

The Details: Police say 44-year-old Melinda Jolly was found dead in her home on Perch Drive during a welfare check by a family member. The case was escalated to Cobb County Police’s Major Crimes unit. According to police, 41-year-old Charles Cook has been charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault in connection to her death and was apprehended in Florida by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office..

What You Can Do: Individuals with any information regarding this case are encouraged to contact the Cobb County Police Department Major Crimes Unit at 770-499-4111.

What’s Next?: The investigation is ongoing, with more details expected to emerge as it progresses.

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