Police say suspect in Georgia student slaying is not U.S. citizen - might be from Venezuela | 23 Feb 2024 | The University of Georgia Police Department have taken a suspect in custody in connection with the suspected homicide of a 22-year-old nursing student from Augusta University who police found dead on the University of Georgia campus Thursday. Police have charged Jose Antonio Ibarra with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, hindering a 911 call and concealing the death of another, UGA Police Chief Jeffrey L. Clark said during a news briefing Friday evening. The suspect is not a U.S. citizen, according to authorities. "The evidence is robust," he told reporters, crediting campus security cameras in part for the arrest... Ibarra's immigration status was not immediately known to investigators, the chief said, adding that he believed the suspect is from Venezuela. "Right now I don’t know his full status," he said. "He is not a citizen of the United States."

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