Atkinson Co. law enforcers make arrest in cold case

Atkinson Co. law enforcers make arrest in cold case
(Source: Jessica Cothron)
(Source: Jessica Cothron)

WILLACOOCHEE, GA (WALB) - An arrest has been made in an Atkinson County cold case.

The Atkinson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that they have arrested Clarence Bennett Gaskins of

Willacoochee

for the murder of Rosie Courdle Gaskins.

Rosie Courdle  Gaskins was found murdered in her car on March 7, 2010,  in

Willacoochee

.

Authorities arrested Clarence Gaskins tonight and booked him on murder and felony charges.

Clarence Gaskins was married to Rosie Gaskins at the time of her death, but they were separated.

He is being held at Atkinson County Jail awaiting his first court appearance.

The Atkinson County Sheriff's Office and the GBI investigated the case.

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