Husband of Georgia prosecutor slain in car was Lyft driver

AP News
Posted: Jun 02, 2016 11:25 AM

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say they're searching for clues in the work records of a slain Lyft driver who was married to an assistant Georgia attorney general.

Authorities say Shahriar Zolfaghari was shot in the upper torso at a stoplight in northeast Atlanta around 1 a.m. Wednesday. He was married to Camila Wright, an assistant attorney general who focuses on human trafficking cases.

Atlanta police Maj. Adam Lee III said at a news conference that investigators are trying to determine whether he'd picked up a passenger before the killing, and whether he had any other rides scheduled in the area.

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Lee said police subpoenaed records from Lyft that were promptly turned over.

Police said there were no obvious signs of robbery, and a motive for the crime isn't known.