Laken Riley case: Georgia authorities identify murder suspect in custody in nursing student’s slaying

By Michael Ruiz, Audrey Conklin and Sarah Rumpf-Whitten/ Fox News

The University of Georgia Police Department have taken a suspect in custody in connection with the suspected homicide of a 22-year-old nursing student from Augusta University who police found dead on the University of Georgia campus Thursday.

Police have charged Jose Antonio Ibarra with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, hindering a 911 call and concealing the death of another, UGA Police Chief Jeffrey L. Clark said during a news briefing Friday evening. The suspect is not a U.S. citizen, according to authorities. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE