During the investigation, investigators determined Walter Samuel Radford left the scene in his Ford pickup truck. Bettikofer said Radford called his wife to notify her of the killing. She then called 911.
Roughly an hour later, authorities found Radford, 33, of Cartersville, dead at his wife’s home on Willow Bend Drive, Bartow County coroner Joel Guyton told The AJC. Radford’s wife, Cindy, was not at the law office at the time of the shooting.
According to police, Mari was representing Cindy Radford in her divorce.
Mari, 41, of Acworth, graduated from the University of Georgia and taught social studies for ten years in Bartow County.
After graduating law school, Mari opened a firm in Cartersville and opened a location in Cobb County in 2012.
In other news:
The car was found parked along Whitley Road on the Gwinnett County side of the line between Gwinnett and Barrow counties Wednesday morning.