ATLANTA (WGCL) — A woman is behind bars, accused of murdering her 73-year-old landlord.
According to Sandy Springs police, on April 5, officers were dispatched to an “unknown disturbance” call at a home on Fawndale Way.
“When officers arrived, they encountered the woman suspect in the garage holding an object and challenging officers. After a brief struggle with officers, she was subdued and taken into custody,” according to a police statement.
As officers went to investigate further, they found Marlene D. Colon, 73, dead in another room. A police spokesperson said Colon had visible injuries.
Investigators determined, according to a police spokesperson, Colon was the homeowner and she was renting a room inside her home to Chelci Chisholm, 59.
Police charged Chisholm with malice murder.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office will determine Colon’s exact cause of death.
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