BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — Police have arrested a man in relation to a woman who vanished on Friday.
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On Sunday, Brookhaven Police began their investigation into the disappearance of Aimee Lafakis, 48.
We’re speaking with investigators to learn the latest about this developing story for LIVE updates, starting on Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m.
According to officials, Lafakis was reported missing by family members on Friday, Sept. 29.
She was last contacted at 2 a.m. on Friday.
On Sunday, Brookhaven investigators were notified by the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office that a woman’s body was found on Drowning Creek Road in Gwinnett County.
Officials confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that the remains were of Lafakis.
Monday morning, Brookhaven investigators announced that they had interviewed multiple family members and individuals close to her.
Although the investigation is ongoing, authorities have arrested Brandon Wineinger due to the investigation but not directly relating to the disappearance of Lafakis.
According to jail records, Wineinger is facing charges of tampering with evidence, kidnapping, false statements or writings, and burglary.
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The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to contact the Brookhaven Police Department at 404-637-0636 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta.
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