A Conyers woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly claimed to be married to God and threatened to kill her brother and sister.
According to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Department, Rita Donzell Coleman, 53, was arrested around 2:45am Saturday after attempting to stab her adult brother and sister. The siblings had called 911 after Coleman allegedly came into their bedroom wielding a kitchen knife and threatening to cut their heads off.
The suspect's sister told deputies that Coleman had been acting strange over the last several weeks but had never displayed such violent behavior. The sister had travelled from New York in an effort to assist her brother with caring for Coleman.
According to the arrest report, deputies had to force their way into Coleman's room, where they found a near-naked Coleman listening to very loud music and surrounded by scripture and other writings taped to the wall along with scissors, high-heeled shoes, knives and a cork screw bottle opener stabbed into the walls. Coleman allegedly told the deputies she was "the queen" and that they were "going to pay for this" and attempted to reach for a knife on the floor before deputies were able to retrieve the knife and place her in handcuffs.
The arrest report stated that Coleman continued to scream while being led from the home and stated that she was "married to God and that we (the deputies) were in serious trouble." Coleman was transported to the jail and charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a knife during commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies.