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Smyrna man charged in New Year's Eve killing

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Sergio Vera-Lule Sergio Vera-Lule

Police in Cobb County have arrested a Smyrna man and charged him in the New Year's Eve death of a Marietta woman, as well as three recent robberies.

Sergio Vera-Lule, 26, is charged with murder and aggravated assault in the death of Manju Gurung Poonmagar, 37.

Poonmagar was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound inside her vehicle at the Westminster Square apartment complex on Windy Hill Road in Marietta around 1:20 a.m.

In addition to the charges in relation to Poonmagar's death, investigators also charged Vera-Lule with three counts of armed robbery for robberies police said he committed at the Molina's Check Cashing (Dec. 28, 2013), Concorde Superette (Dec. 29, 2013), and Western Union (Jan. 8, 2014), all of which are in Marietta.

Vera-Lule is being held at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center without bond.

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