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UPDATE #3: FEMALE FOUND DEAD AT YELLOW RIVER PARK
UPDATE 3: Gwinnett Police Department detectives have diligently and continuously worked on this case and followed up on leads since the incident occurred. Today, they have secured warrants for felony murder and aggravated assault in connection with this case for Austin Ford, a 20 year old male from Lithonia, Ga. Ford is currently in custody in Clayton County on unrelated charges and will be brought to Gwinnett County at a later date. Please direct mugshot requests to Clayton County Sheriff’s Department.
UPDATE 2: Gwinnett Police have identified the female victim as Tori Lang (18 year old, female from Lithonia.) The victim’s family saw the media release and tattoos on social media and notified law enforcement. The next of kin has been notified.
The motive is still unknown and detectives urge anyone that may have any information, to please contact GCPD detectives at 770 513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.
UPDATE 1: Gwinnett Police Detectives are seeking the assistance of the public, in identifying a female found dead at Yellow River Park in Stone Mountain. An additional tattoo was discovered on the back of the victim’s neck. It has the number 222 and a red lips right above it.
ORIGINAL: (Stone Mountain, Ga., July 28, 2021) – Shortly after 6:30 a.m., Gwinnett Police officers were dispatched to an “unknown medical call” Yellow River Park in Stone Mountain. Upon arrival, officers located a light skin black female between the ages of 20-35 under a tree. Gwinnett Fire Department arrived on scene and confirmed she was deceased with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
The female victim had three distinct tattoos. A heart cross tattoo with the date 8-16-07 pink or reddish in color on the right side of the neck. A tattoo “Faith makes all possible” on the left side of the neck and what appears to be a roman lettering with the date 9-16-2002 on the wrist.
At this time, investigators are exploring all motives. Witnesses are encouraged to call GCPD Investigators or Atlanta Crime Stoppers with any useful information.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770 513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Atlanta 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.