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Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 4:07am

Arrest Made In Killing Of Georgia Boxer

Updated: 5 years ago.

A first arrest has been made in the shooting death of former boxing champ and Georgia native Vernon Forrest.

A spokesman for Atlanta police say 20-year-old Demario Ware of Atlanta is charged with murder, aggravated assault and armed robbery.

It’s in connection with the July 25th killing of the 38-year-old Forrest. Police are looking for other suspects, and say they do not believe Ware was the triggerman.

Forrest grew up in Augusta. His funeral was Monday in Atlanta.

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