Police: Atlanta pastor killed by man she was helping

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a man stabbed and killed a pastor who was ministering to him in his Georgia home, then put her body in a van and set it on fire.

DeKalb County investigators say 27-year-old Christopher Devonta Griggs is charged with murder.

Police say Griggs attacked 57-year-old Rev. Marita Harrell on Wednesday in his home.

Harrell was a wife and mother of two and went into the ministry later in life. She was a senior pastor at Connections at Metropolitan United Methodist Church.

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