COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 355 Alcovy Way Sunday morning in reference to a penetrating trauma. Once on scene, deputies located a deceased female, later identified as 57-year-old Andrea Walker, of Covington.
The complainant and daughter of Walker, Carly Walden, was taken into custody at the scene without incident, according to a news release from NCSO Sgt. Cortney Morrison. Walden has been charged with felony murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
"Per the Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis, Andrea Walker has been transported to the GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigations) Crime Lab," according to the release. "An autopsy will be completed by the medical examiner's office to determine an exact cause and manner of death.
"No motive has been identified yet and the case is still under investigation."
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NCSO Investigator Clinton French at 678-625-1429. Anonymous information can be provided through the anonymous tip line at 678-625-5007 or newtonsherffga.org.
The Covington News has requested additional information on this incident. This story will be updated as that information is received.