Detroit Woman Sought In Murder Of Kanku's Express Clerk In Dalton Sunday Night

Monday, March 10, 2014
Skyy Mimis
Skyy Mimis

A Detroit woman is being sought in the robbery of a Dalton convenience store and the murder of the clerk on Sunday night. The victim has been identified as Dahyabhai Kalidas Chaudmari, 37.

Police said the suspect has been identified and arrest warrants have been issued for Skyy Mimis, 21.

She faces charges of murder and armed robbery. Her last known address is Detroit.  

Police said she "should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone having contact with Mimis is requested to contact law enforcement immediately. It is unknown if the suspect is still in the Dalton-Whitfield County area." 

The Whitfield County 911 Center received a call on Sunday at 11:59 p.m., from an individual advising they went into the Kanku’s Express, 3385 Airport Road, and discovered the store clerk lying on the floor.

Officers arrived at the store within minutes and discovered the deceased body of Mr. Chaudmari.

Officers are attempting to determine if any family members of the victim are in the United States. Investigators are reviewing the store’s video and following other investigative leads at this time, police said Monday morning.

The investigation is being conducted by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.       

 

Robbery/murder suspect leaving the store
Robbery/murder suspect leaving the store

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