A Marietta man has been indicted on murder charges in the death of his wife and unborn baby.
The Cobb County grand jury on Thursday formally charged 57-year-old Elvin Durant with malice murder and feticide (the voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child) along with other counts, court records show.
His wife, 38-year-old Crystal Durant, was eight weeks pregnant when he allegedly attacked her.
Police were called to the Wood Meadows Drive house on July 30, according to a warrant. Crystal Durant told investigators that she left the house after being “sexually assaulted by her husband” and found two televisions destroyed when she came back.
Police noted that the two TVs appeared to have water damage, but the warrant makes no other mention of the alleged sexual assault.
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