Cops: $5,000 pot deal led to man’s murder in DeKalb

Cops: $5,000 pot deal led to man’s murder in DeKalb

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Chamblee police have filed a felony murder charge against a Cobb County man, accusing him of setting up a drug deal that left a man dead.

Keishawn Daly, 25, of Austell, was present and helped set up the $5,000 marijuana deal that resulted in Gary Pritchett getting shot, warrants allege. The shooting happened on Oct. 3 on Sky Line Lane; Pritchett, who is from Lawrenceville but lived in Chamblee, died three days later.

Warrants say Daly had sampled the victim’s pot at a club. The deal was allegedly for several pounds.

Daly was charged on Thursday and arrested. He has no bond.

Further information wasn’t released.


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