Friday, May 27, 2011
A father and son are in custody in the case of a teenager found dead in the trunk of her car in Lucky Shoals Park.
A father and son have been apprehended for the killing of Andrea Eleni Nassos, according to a statement by Capt. Jake Smith of the Gwinnett County Police Department. Nassos, 18, was found dead on the morning of May 20 in the trunk of her car at Lucky Shoals Park on the Tucker-Norcross border. The car had been set on fire and was discovered by a police officer on patrol. The suspects are identified as Ignacio Mejia, 50, and his son, Boris Mejia, 18, who was located in Houston, Texas, by the Houston Police Department in coordination with the GCPD Homicide Unit. Boris Mejia is described as a friend of Nassos who was known within her circle of friends. Capt. Smith said in the statement: "The investigation in Houston revealed further …
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Former Tucker High School student Andrea Nassos was found dead Friday inside a smoldering car.
The body found early Friday inside a burned-out car at Lucky Shoals Park has been identified as Andrea Eleni Nassos, 18, a former student at Tucker High School and a resident of Stone Mountain, according to a statement from the school. Police and firefighters were called to the park shortly after 5 a.m. Friday and discovered a car that had been on fire with a body inside. The park is located on the Tucker-Norcross border at 4651 Britt Road. The victim attended Tucker High School from 9th - 11th grade, moving to a private school in 2010 for her senior year. According to a statement from Judy Spain, THS Communications Officer, Nassos worked three jobs and was hoping to become a pharmacist. "She was a great friend to all," Spain said. "The …
Friday, May 20, 2011
Gwinnett Police and Fire are investigating incident from Monday morning at Lucky Shoals Park.
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Friday, May 20, 2011
Gwinnett police and firefighters are investigating the circumstances behind a dead body that was found Monday morning inside a burned-out vehicle at Lucky Shoals Park in unincorporated Tucker. A police officer patrolling the area found the still-smoldering car at 5:05 a.m. The fire department was called and after arriving firefighters found the body. “The vehicle and victim are badly burned, making it difficult to readily identify both,” Gwinnett Police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter said in a media release. The incident is being investigated by both the Gwinnett Police Homicide Unit and the Gwinnett Fire Arson Investigation Unit. Anyone with information that will help this investigation is asked to call the Gwinnett Police Homicide Unit at …