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UPDATE: Husband Charged with Murder in Walthour Road Death Investigation

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Norman Smart Courtesy:Chatham County Sheriff's Department Norman Smart Courtesy:Chatham County Sheriff's Department
SAVANNAH, GA (AP) - UPDATE:

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say 37-year-old Norman Smart has now been charged with murder in connection to the death of his wife, 34-year-old Lauren Smart.

The SCMPD says the charges come after they received preliminary autopsy results. The GBI says Lauren died from injuries she received in the assault.

Smart was originally charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence on Saturday after he reported that his wife was not breathing in their house on Walthour Road.

Violent Crimes detectives are investigating this case.

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37-year-old Norman Smart has been denied bond in connection to an aggravated assault- domestic violence charge.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say Smart reported that his wife, 24-year-old Lauren Smart, was not breathing at their home on Saturday.

Police say they are investigating the incident as a homicide but have only charged Smart with aggravated assault.

A "Go Fund Me," account has also been set up in honor of Lauren.

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Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have charged a Wilmington Island man as they investigate the Saturday morning death of his wife.


Norman Smart, 37, was charged with aggravated assault - domestic violence Saturday after he reported his wife was not breathing in their house on Walthour Road about 9 a.m.

Police said an autopsy is scheduled Monday to determine the cause of death of 34-year-old Lauren Smart.

Violent Crimes detectives are continuing to investigate.

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Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have cordoned off a home on Walthour Road in Savannah with crime scene tape as they look into a death investigation. A woman in her mid 30’s is dead. Spokesman Julian Miller said police do not know if it is a natural death or a suspicious one. We will keep you updated as we learn more.

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