Law enforcement officers have arrested the man believed to be responsible for the stabbing death of Cody Myers. Nineteen-year-old Chase Dion Smith of Groover’s Landing Road was arrested Monday and charged with murder and aggravated assault. Eighteen year old, Nicholas Deshon Willis of Cartersville was also arrested in connection with the murder. Willis is charged with hindering, apprehension, or punishment of criminal in connection with a death investigation.
According to the report, first responders were called to the home at 103 Dripping Rock Trail, Acworth. They found 30-year-old Cody Myers on the ground receiving CPR. He was pronounced dead when EMS found no pulse and he wasn’t breathing. Witnesses on the scene said Myers and Smith were involved in a heated argument. The report states that Smith was “making fun” of another person. Witnesses heard him say the person was mentally handicapped. The argument got louder as Myers and Smith walked to the side of the house. Others ran to Myers’s assistance only to find him face down on the ground and bleeding. CPR was started but Myers was unresponsive. Myers was stabbed in the chest and on the left side of his body. According to a press release, the Smith and Willis left the location in a black Kia passenger car.