Man arrested in death of woman found shot in her car

11:24 AM, Jan 10, 2014   |    comments
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MARIETTA, Ga. -- Cobb County police have arrested a 26-year-old Smyrna man for killing a Marietta woman whose body was found inside her car.

Sergio Vera-Lule has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in the Dec. 31 shooting death of 37-year-old Manju Gurung Poonmagar.

The victim was found inside a vehicle at the Westminster Square apartment complex on Windy Hill Road.

Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said police were first sent to the scene to investigate a car crash. When they arrived, they discovered Poonmagar's body inside the car.

Vera-Lule is being held without bond in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. Pierce said the suspect has also been charged with three counts of armed robbery for crimes he's accused of committing at three Marietta businesses.

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