A man was thrown from a fifth floor apartment balcony to his death Wednesday morning in Dunwoody – and police said they have arrested the man they believe killed him.
Mr. Barrett Ricks, 24, was charged with murder in the death of Mr. Isaac Herrington, a 31-year-old man from Atlanta, according to the Dunwoody police.
Mr. Herrington was found dead shortly before 6:50 a.m. outside the Axis Perimeter Apartments at 8 Perimeter Center, police spokesman Officer Tim Fecht said.
According to a release from the Dunwoody Police Department, Mr. Ricks assaulted Mr. Harrington and then threw Mr. Herrington from the fifth floor balcony.
“The relationship between the involved parties is described as casual acquaintances,” Officer Fecht said. “The motive is not being released at this time pending further investigation.”
Mr. Ricks lived at the complex, address records show.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Detective Robert Parsons at (678) 382-6925 or email at him at Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous tips can be submitted online at www.dunwoodypolice.com or by text message to CRIMES (274-637). Use the key word DPDTIPS at the start of the message.
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