Angela Rowland Is Arrested for Murder of Ronald Moates

Fifty-three-year-old Summerville resident Angela Rowland is facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of Ronald Moates on December 30, 2019.

The incident happened late on a Monday night at 152 Kelly Street in Summerville.  When police arrived on the scene they found the fifty-one-year-old  Moates deceased.  Summerville Police say that Moates was Rowland’s live-in boyfriend.

The day after the shooting  police said that the preliminary investigation revealed that a physical, domestic dispute occurred at the residence that culminated in the shooting of Moates.  Summerville Police called in the Georgia Bureau of Investigations in to help process the crime scene.

Summerville Police took Rowland into custody saying that the results of their investigation did not substantiate the claims that Rowland made when she said the shooting was in self-defense.

Rowland was booked into the Chattooga County Jail and was charged with murder, aggravated assault and weapons charges.