A 77-Year-Old Woman Fatally Stabbed to Death-Police are Searching for the Suspected Person
A vigil was held for a 77-year-old lady who was stabbed to death at her house in a gated Atlanta community as police sought a person of interest.
On Saturday evening, a large group of people showed up to hold a vigil for Eleanor Bowles, 77, in front of her home in Atlanta’s Buckhead district. The mother and grandmother were recalled as “one of the most wonderful persons that you could ask” by her family and friends.
She was a kind and compassionate person
Bowles’s close friend and family member, Annette Loper, praised her as a kind and compassionate person. Spending time with her golden retriever was her primary pastime. She remarked, “Oh my goodness, she loved. The death of Bowles has left her loved ones in a state of disbelief, they say. WANF adds that they are still optimistic, however, that justice will be done.
Saturday night, at about 6:00, police were dispatched to a residence located at 6 Paces West Terrace NW, according to reports. Police discovered Bowles, apparently stabbed numerous times, lifeless in her garage. Her death was ruled an accident scene instantaneous.
At a press briefing on Sunday morning, authorities suggested that Bowles may have witnessed the theft of her 2021 Lexus SUV. Police in DeKalb County found the car after it had been reported stolen.
The police are looking to the public for help in identifying a suspect. They are also looking for surveillance footage from Saturday between 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. when the crime was most likely committed.
Crime Stoppers Atlanta’s tip line is available 24/7 at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online at https://atlantapolicefoundation.org/programs/crime-stoppers/, or via text message at CSA plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). (274637). To be eligible for the reward of up to $10,000, individuals do not need to provide their name or any other identifying information.
ConnectAtlanta encourages any members of the public who may have captured the person of interest on camera to upload their film at https://connectatlanta.org/.