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Police Arrest Suspect in Teacher's Killing

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.(AP) -- A homeless man has been charged with
murdering a 40-year-old Lawrenceville preschool teacher.

Gwinnett County Police said that 51-year-old Ronald Smith was arrested Friday night and charged with murder. He allegedly shot
40-year-old Genai Coleman and stole her car near Gwinnett Place
Mall in July 2008.

Coleman had been waiting to pick up her daughter, who was working at a nearby restaurant. The teacher had adopted three daughters.

Smith is being held without bond at the Gwinnett County jail.


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