Breaking: Covington man charged in alleged domestic-related Gwinnett County murder

The Gwinnett County Police Department announced the arrest of Arief McKenzie, 50, of Covington in the alleged domestic-related murder of Jillian Myles-Waters, 36, of Lawrenceville.

According to a press release from GCPD McKenzie and Myles-Waters had a relationship with each other prior to this incident and the motive is domestic-related.  McKenzie has been charged with aggravated assault and felony murder.

Shortly before 6 a.m. this morning, officers from GCPD responded to the home on Herrington Woods Ct. in the  Lawrenceville area of Gwinnett County after a neighbor reported there was a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived to find a deceased woman in the doorway of her home. There were other occupants inside of the residence but nobody else was harmed during this incident.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, they are asked to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-019811


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