Ex-girlfriend arrested in beauty shop owner’s killing

February 7, 2009

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A suspect is in police custody following a fatal shooting at a DeKalb County beauty shop. The 23-year-old owner of the beauty shop was shot and killed at Ermy’s Hair Salon on Buford Highway Thursday night.

Authorities arrested Roda Teklu in connection with the shooting and said Teklu is an acquaintance of the victim, Gebeyehu “Erimias” Awoke. Awoke’s family said he will be buried in his native country, Ethiopia.