DAILYKENN.com -- Kay Thomasson's life mattered.
The 71-year-old was fatally stabbed. A coroner's report attributed her death to a stab wound in the back of her neck.
That was June 27, 2018 near Atlanta, Georgia.
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Two years later, 24-year-old James Christopher Jones was charged with the murder of Thomasson.
According to acj.com, "Thomasson’s body was discovered by a family member inside her home hours after she missed an appointment, police said previously. She lived alone, and had been in her home since 1975, neighbors said."
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On June 27, 2018, 71-year-old Kay Thomasson was murdered in the early morning hours at her Sandy Springs home on Old Woodbine Road in the Derby Hills neighborhood. After a dedicated investigation utilizing all technologies at their disposal, Sandy Springs Police Detectives were able to identify 24-year-old James Christopher Jones as the person responsible for murdering Thomasson. This morning Mr. Jones was taken into custody in Dekalb County without incident.
Sandy Springs Police Detectives took custody of Jones and transported him to Fulton County Jail. Under this investigation, James Christopher Jones has been charged with the following:
Murder During the Commission of a Burglary
Aggravated Assault with Intent to Murder
Burglary 1st Degree
Theft by Taking Motor Vehicle
“This case was very complex, and our detectives worked non-stop to bring it to a successful conclusion with an arrest. We want to thank the U.S. Marshals Office for their continued partnership and support in making this arrest,” said Sandy Springs Police Chief Ken DeSimone.
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