Police: Cobb County woman arrested for strangling relative to death




  • In US
  • 2022-10-02 16:30:22Z
  • By WSB Cox articles
 

A Cobb County woman is behind bars after she murdered a relative by strangling, according to the Cobb County Sheriff's Department.

The incident, which happened shortly after 5 a.m. on Friday, occurred on Loch Highland Pass in Roswell, according to deputies.

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According to the warrant, Martha Fortney had marks around their neck with what appeared to be the belt from a robe.

Gretchen Fortney faces three charges, including aggravated assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault strangulation and murder.

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The two women's exact relationship remains unclear from the arrest warrant.

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