Police: Suspect arrested in death of man found in car

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Clayton County police have arrested a suspect in a murder of a man whose body was found inside a car by a road.

On May 19, a citizen was walking in the area of Old National Highway and Highway 138 when they smelled a terrible odor. After seeing a car in an embankment near the intersection, they called 911.

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Police discovered a man's body. The victim has now been identified as Edgar Ramirez.

Sunday morning, Clayton County police say they arrested Victor Cortez for the murder.

Cortez had warrants out for his arrest for murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during a felony.