Police identify man accused of killing female taxi driver

- DeKalb County Police said they have arrested man who shot and killed a female taxi driver during a possible robbery in Chamblee.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Luz Mariana Matheu. 

Around 9 p.m., police say Matheu picked up a man at the Buford Lodge. A short time later, police said a different taxi driver at a local gas station noticed Matheu in distress and a passenger with a gun.

The second driver followed the vehicle, and saw the passenger shoot Matheu before fleeing the scene, according to police. 

Police found David Rey Garcia-Mendoza in a wooded area near the intersection of Woodacres Road and Warwick Circle Saturday night. He's currently in custody and is facing a number of charges, including armed robbery, kidnapping, felony murder and motor vehicle hijacking. 

Police said they also discovered a handgun near the location the suspect was found.

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