Cobb County Police Department


Murder Investigation (05/07/13 @ 2018 hours in Zone 2) The Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating a murder, which occurred at 365 Kemolay Road in Mableton, Georgia.

According to investigators, 78 year old Edward Smith of Lilburn, Georgia was reported missing to the Cobb County Police Department on Sunday, May 5, 2013.  Neither Mr. Smith nor his truck had been seen by his family since Thursday, May 2, 2013.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Mr. Smith was found deceased inside his truck in south Cobb County.  The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the manner and cause of his death.

Edward Smith’s grandson identified as 30 year old Casey Collins and his 23 year old girlfriend Sarah Cook, both of Mableton, Georgia have been charged with his death.
 
Casey Collins and Sarah Cook are currently being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center each charged with (1) count of Felony Murder.

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Release Date:05/07/13 @ 2215 hours
Released By:Sergeant Dana Pierce
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