ATLANTA — The FBI has confirmed to Channel 2 Motion Information that it has joined Atlanta police division’s investigation into the gruesome killing of a woman in Piedmont Park.
Katie Janness and her canine had been stabbed to demise early Wednesday morning in what police described as a “ugly” scene.
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Her spouse mentioned Janness went to stroll Bowie after dinner and by no means returned.
It’s unclear how the FBI is aiding within the case, Atlanta Police are nonetheless making an attempt to find out what occurred.
Channel 2′s Michael Seiden realized there was a marking on the Janness’ physique when she was discovered.
Investigators mentioned this can be a very uncommon and distinctive case that Atlanta has by no means skilled earlier than.
The killing of the 40-year-old lady has shocked the neighborhood.
“I imply, I’m a girl and I’ve a canine. It might have been me,” mentioned Jennifer Hnat, who lives close to the park.
Greater than 100 individuals attended a vigil for the lady Thursday night time. Janness’ wife’s father attended and described the killer as a “monster.”
“What they did to her is ridiculous,” Joe informed Channel 2′s Michael Seiden. “There’s a monster on the free within the metropolis of Atlanta.”
Seiden spoke to Joe Clark who’s the daddy of Janness’s companion Emma. Clark mentioned that detectives have discovered new proof they hope will cause them to an arrest. He says detectives informed him they discovered DNA in Bowie’s hair, indicating Bowie could have tried to guard his proprietor by attacking her assailant.
A GoFundMe has been set as much as assist pay for Janness’s funeral. You can donate here.
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