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Woman who stalked Hogansville man for 13 years heads back to jail

Woman also allegedly threatened district attorney

By Melanie Ruberti

mruberti@civitasmedia.com

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LaGRANGE — A woman who allegedly stalked a Hogansville man for more than 13 years and broke the rules of her latest probation agreement in less than a month was back in a Troup County Superior Courtroom Monday morning.

The defendant, Christine Hargett, 66, also reportedly left a threatening message to the target of her affection and to Pete Skandalakis, district attorney of the Coweta Judicial Circuit.

“Your honor, she wrote a letter talking about hunting … and in it made it clear … she said, ‘I can shoot a gun,’” Senior Assistant District Attorney Lynda Caldwell read out loud in the courtroom. “She also left a message for (the victim) and Mr. Skandalakis back in 2007. It said, ‘I’ll cut your (expletive) off and put them down your throat.’”

To see the full story, pick up a copy of Tuesday’s (Jan. 12) LaGrange Daily News.

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter with LaGrange Daily News. She may be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2156.