Police search for estranged husband in wife's death


The search is on for a man suspected of murdering his estranged wife in DeKalb County.


DeKalb County Police told FOX 5 News investigators found the body of Jameca Price, 37, inside the rented Tucker condominium of Orlando Price on Thanksgiving day.


Dimitar Mihaylov, who lives two doors down at the complex, said he noticed police but wasn't sure why they were.


"Two cars police, I saw here, they stopped here, over there. But what happened I don't know," said Mihaylov.


DeKalb County Police told FOX 5 News a family member reported Jameca Price missing from her home in Roswell on Tuesday. 


Investigators then found her car near Orlando Price's Tucker condo. He  was not home at the time. 


Police said they executed a search warrant to gain access to Prices home where they discovered the body of Jameca Price. 


Rick Bagley, with Advanced Restoration Services, was called by the landlord to clean up.


"What did you find in there? A strong odor, you know you could definitely tell that someone was dead in there, that's all I know," said Bagley.


He said his services were employed after the Dekalb County Medical Examiner's Office took the body of Jameca Price to the crime lab to determine cause of death.


Dekalb County Police said they do not know the where about of Orlando Price who they said is facing a charge of murder


"He I guess is on the run now. They haven't found him," said Bagley.


A long time resident at the Tucker condo complex told Fox 5 News Orlando Price had lived there about eight months.


Dimitar Mihaylov says he and his wife moved in  four days ago from Bulgaria with their daughter's help and were shocked to learn of the murder.


"This is no good," said Mihaylov.


DeKalb County Police said they do not know what kind of vehicle Price apparently drove away in.


"Hopefully the police catch the guy that did it.Its horrible," said Bailey.


DeKalb County Police said an autopsy should determine the exact cause of death for Jameca Price.


Anyone with any knowledge of the whereabouts of her estranged husband, Orlando Price, is asked to contact the DeKalb County Police Department.

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