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Elizabeth Wall Charged With Fatally Shooting Daughter-in-Law in Georgia

by The Associated Press /  / Updated 
Elizabeth Wall
Elizabeth WallCobb County Sheriff's Office

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POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. — A south Georgia woman accused of shooting to death her daughter-in-law in Atlanta's suburbs has been charged with felony murder, police said on Saturday.

Elizabeth Wall, 63, of McRae is accused of shooting 35-year-old Jenna Wall in Powder Springs, northwest of Atlanta.

Elizabeth Wall
Elizabeth WallCobb County Sheriff's Office

The victim's two young sons were home at the time of the shooting. Jail records show Wall also is charged with cruelty to children, a charge often filed when children are present at violent crimes.

Police did not release a motive.

The victim taught kindergarten at Kemp Elementary School in Cobb County. A school website says she was a graduate of Harrison High in Kennesaw, Georgia, and the University of Georgia and had taught at two other schools in Cobb County.

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