Forsyth County

Loganville man charged with killing his own mother, deputies say

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A man has been charged with the murder of his mother in Forsyth County on Saturday.

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Deputies with Forsyth County responded to a medical call to Frank Boyd Road at 11:30 a.m.

According to the release, an elderly man was unable to wake up 61-year-old Tresa Slate, who lived at the home.

Detectives suspected foul play in her death and launched an investigation. They ruled her death a homicide. Deputies have not said how Slate died.


Deputies arrested Christopher Pino, 39 — who is Slate’s son — the next day in Gainesville.

He’s currently behind bars in Forsyth County on no bond.

He also has an active warrant from Virginia on a theft charge.

His motive is unclear.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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