Wednesday, October 5, 2022
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Smithville Man Charged In Murder Of His Girlfriend

A Smithville man charged with first degree murder after Smithville Police found his girlfriend dead Wednesday.

34-year old Simon Rodriguez Martinez being held in the Dekalb County Jail without bond. Police responded to a possible domestic violence call early Wednesday. Investigators found 38-year old Yuri Guerra dead inside a South Mountain Street home.

The TBI joined Smithville Police in the investigation and identified Martinez as the person responsible for Guerra’s death.