The preliminary investigation revealed that a man was allowed into the apartment and stayed for a substantial amount of time before leaving, police said. He had already left by the time the bodies were found, according to police.
“At this time, this appears to be an isolated incident,” authorities said.
Investigators said they are still gathering information and working to identify the suspect. Police did not say what led up to the stabbing.
A friend of Aaron and McDevitt created a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for a memorial so that the community could celebrate their lives. The page has amassed more than 200 donations and several heartfelt comments from friends as of Sunday afternoon.
“Their time with us shined with effervescent brightness. Their love was beautiful, brightening and too brief,” the GoFundMe page states. “They lived and loved in a full spectrum, and we want to celebrate the legacy they have left us — as they would have wanted us to.”
The double homicide comes just a few hours after a fatal shooting in Buckhead. Oquonzzie S. West, 24, was found dead Monday in the 700 block of Park Regency Place behind Phipps Plaza around 6:30 p.m., Atlanta police said. The investigation revealed that the victim and gunman knew each other, but no suspect has been identified, according to police.