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Police ask for help with Smyrna homicide investigation


The Cobb County police are seeking the help of the public to assist them in solving a homicide that occurred in Smyrna on July 17. 

After receiving reports of a shooting at the Highlands of West Village, near Atlanta Road and I-285, Police officers responded to the call around 11:15 p.m. and found Jason Escoffrey, 21, of Smyrna shot multiple times near the neighborhood’s swimming pool. 

Escoffrey was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact detectives with Cobb’s Crimes Against Persons at 770-499-3945. If you have information and want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Tipsters to Crime Stoppers can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.


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