Update: Victim identified in domestic stabbing incident; wife arrested

press release from Gwinnett County police department

Update #1: The victim in this case has been identified as Brett Zachary (53 year old male).  His wife, Roxanne Woodard-Zachary (51 year old female) was charged with Voluntary Manslaughter.  She was arrested on August 18th.  

Photo credit Gwinnett County Police Department

(Tucker, Georgia) The Gwinnett County Police Department responded to a fatal domestic incident in Tucker on Aug. 17. According to a press release from GCPD, officers arrived to a house on the 2000 block of Preston Lake Drive just after 1 a.m. to find a male deceased from a stab wound.

The homicide unit responded to the scene and spoke with the wife, who admitted to stabbing the husband during a domestic altercation inside the residence. Investigators are speaking with witnesses and collecting evidence in the case.  At this time, there are no criminal charges. 

The identity of both parties is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-061060  

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