published Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

76-year-old Gilmer County man charged with killing wife

A 76-year-old Gilmer County, Ga., man has been charged with killing his wife early this morning.

An emergency call came in about 4 a.m. claiming 67-year-old Barbara Bossa had been killed in a home invasion at the Coosawattee River Resort, Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Frank Copeland said.

But after investigators arrived the story didn’t match the crime scene, Copeland said. When Bossa’s husband, Donald, was interviewed he confessed to killing his wife, Copeland said.

Donald Bossa has been charged with murder and is being held in the Gilmer County Jail, he said.

The case is being investigated by the sheriff’s office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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Joy Lukachick is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Since 2009, she's covered breaking news, high-profile trials, stories of lost lives and of regained hope and done investigative work. Raised near the Bayou, Joy’s hometown is along the outskirts of Baton Rouge, La. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Joy was a staff writer for the Daily Reveille. When Joy isn't chasing ...

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esaletnik said...

These stories about random acts of violence against strangers always turn out to be caused by an acquaintance or family member of the victim.

September 14, 2011 at 1:08 p.m.
scberry628 said...

How sad. we need to pray for our nation, repenting for our sins and and seek after him. Sin is over running our country.

September 14, 2011 at 1:54 p.m.
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