Atlanta Child Murders: Unsolved Cases To Be Reopened, Evidence Newly Tested - 03-21


ATLANTA, GA — Atlanta police will reopen and reexamine unsolved killings in the infamous “Atlanta child murders” that plagued the city from 1979 to 1981. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced the plan today at a press conference. Investigators will reportedly use new technology to test existing evidence. The operation will be a joint effort between the Atlanta Police Department, Fulton County, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.