Miata was identified as the suspect and warrants were secured for his arrest “after much investigation,” police spokesman Officer Steve Avery said Friday.
“The Atlanta Police Department is proud of the excellent work done by the officers and investigators involved in this case and we believe it reflects very positively on the dedication and teamwork of the men and women of APD,” he said in a statement.
Miata is expected to be extradited to Georgia to face a charge of felony murder.
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