November 4, 2018
Two decades later aaaaaaaaand…
… it was a nigger.
Twenty-one years after a 28-year-old woman was found dead in her Georgia bedroom, DNA and genetic genealogy have led to a suspect’s arrest, authorities said.
Jerry Lee is accused of killing 28-year-old marketing professional and church youth counselor Lorrie Ann Smith in her home in 1997, police said.
When Lee was identified, he was still living less than a mile away from the victim, Fulton County Police Lt. Twanesa Howard told ABC News.
The case dates back to the morning of May 25, 1997, when Smith’s parents made a gruesome discovery: their daughter was dead in her bedroom, shot several times in the back, the Fulton County Police said.
Lee was arrested at a hotel in Alabama and then brought to Georgia on Thursday and booked at the Fulton County Jail.
He was charged with murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, according to records.
Lorrie Ann Smith.