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Posted: December 8, 2016 12:30 p.m.

19-year old arrested for murder Tuesday

Elijah William Ramoutar, 19, has been arrested by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) for the murder of Alyssa Ann Wright, 19, Tuesday evening.

According to a release from the NCSO, deputies were called to 105 White Birch Drive in Covington for a “Trouble Unknown” call, made from another jurisdiction.

At the residence, deputies discovered Wright deceased, according to the release.

“According to family and friends the victim and the suspect were previously involved in a relationship,” the release said.
Ramoutar has been charged with murder at this time.

An autopsy to discover the cause of death is not yet completed.

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