Wife Found Dead On Kitchen Floor; Husband Charged


PALMETTO, Ga.,None - A Fulton County man accused of killing his wife is scheduled to go to court Monday morning.

Palmetto Police Department officials said a Palmetto man was charged with murder after his wife was found dead on Saturday.

The incident happened at a home on Carlton Point Drive around 2:30 a.m.

Officers responding to a 911 call at the home said when they arrived they found Naomi Mwangi lying dead on the kitchen floor.

Moments later, Mwangi's husband, Fredrick Gathoga, 41, was taken into police custody. He was later charged with murder, John Bankhead with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

Medical Examiner's Office officials said Mwangi was killed by blunt force trauma to the head.

Police said she was killed during an argument.

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