70-year-old Gwinnett County man charged with murder in strangulation death of wife www.privateofficer.com
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. March 26 2012— A 70-year-old Gwinnett County man is facing murder charges for the strangulation death of his wife.
Jail records show Alex Blatt was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with the crime. He is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail without bond.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Blatt had been hospitalized at the Gwinnett Medical Center since Monday, when investigators discovered the body of his 62-year-old wife Eva Blatt at their home.
Authorities say Alex Blatt strangled his wife and attempted to kill himself but survived his injuries.
Police have not released details about a possible motive and an attorney for Blatt wasn’t immediately identified.