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Fla. man charged in Cobb County cold case murder
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Fla. man charged in Cobb County cold case murder

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- A 63-year-old man has been arrested for the 1991 murder of an Atlanta woman.

George Gengarelly, of Hernando, Fla., was charged with murder, aggravated assault, aggravated sodomy, rape and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Investigators believe Gengarelly sexually assaulted and fatally shot 37-year-old Yvonne Weems. The victim's partially clothed body was discovered Jan. 12, 1991, in a recreational area off Lake Acworth Drive.

Cobb County Police used DNA evidence to link Gengarelly to the crime.

The suspect is being held in the Citrus County Jail, where he is awaiting extradition to Georgia.

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