Dr. Marsha Edwards Biography
Marsha Edwards is an Atlanta 58-year-old woman who is suspected of killing her two children Erin Edwards and Chris Edwards and later committing suicide on August 21, 2019. She worked as a surgical and medical equipment distributor for her own company, MME Enterprises, LLC. In 2019 she was honored by Women Works Media Group as one of Atlanta’s 100 most powerful and influential women.
Prayers for the Edwards family in Georgia. Marsha Edwards shot her two beautiful adult children, Chris and Erin, and then herself. Very tragic loss of a beautiful family. Deep condolences to the children’s father, Dr. Edwards, formerly wed to their mother. God be with you.
— Priscilla Y Clark (@ANONOTBOT) August 23, 2019
Dr. Marsha Edwards Age
She was 58 years old.
Dr. Marsha Edwards MD Education
Atlanta’s Dr. Marsha Edwards Kills Her 2 Children Before Killing Herself !? [VIDEO] https://t.co/Hbu8IOIQb7
— SamSylk (@samsylkshow) August 23, 2019
Marsha graduated from Southern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She later attended Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA graduating with a Doctor of Medicine, MD. She participated in the Family Medicine program at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
Marsha Edwards Career
Family and friends are in shock after police say Dr. Marsha Edwards shot and killed her adult children, then turned the gun on herself. @NicoleCarrWSB and @tomreganWSB are both working on this tragic story and will have complete coverage starting at 4 p.m. https://t.co/JzduqZosqB pic.twitter.com/Xs4EjRlj34
— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) August 22, 2019
Marsha began her career as a clinical consultant for ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Marietta, GA. At ICN Pharmaceuticals, she evaluated the effect of the drug ribavirin on immunocompromised children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus.
She later expanded her career in the evaluation and implementation of personal injury and worker compensation programs at Atlanta Neurological & Spine Institute, LLC.
In 2014 she became the sales consultant, specializing in upper and lower extremity orthotics and spinal braces, at Biocraft, LLC in Atlanta, GA. In 2015 she established MME Enterprises, LLC which is a local medical equipment supplier company.
Marsha Edwards had a doctorate degree in medicine who owned medical supply company MME Enterprises, which she founded in July 2015, according to the company website. It’s not clear when she and Dr. Christopher Edwards divorced.
After the deaths a statement was released on his behalf which said; “Dr. Christopher Edwards learned Wednesday of the death of his former wife, Dr. Marsha Edwards, and his two adult children, Christopher Edwards, Jr. and Erin Edwards. Dr. Edwards, his extended family and friends are in a state of grief and shock, and privacy of the family is paramount as arrangements are being made.”
Marsha Edwards Married, Husband
NEW:We have permission from Dr. Christopher Edwards to share this photo of son, Chris Jr. (Elon grad, worked for Atlanta Mayor’s Entertainment Office),his former wife,Dr. Marsha Edwards,their daughter Erin,recent digital intern for a local New York tv station.From NABJ 17 @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/2XJo5fNsWD
— Nicole Carr (@NicoleCarrWSB) August 22, 2019
Marsha was divorced from her children’s father Dr. Christopher Edwards, a prominent orthopedic surgeon in the Atlanta-area who leads the Atlanta Housing Authority board and also sits on the board of trustee for the Morehouse School of Medicine, according to NBC. He was notified of their deaths Wednesday.
‘Dr. Edwards, his extended family, and friends are in a state of grief and shock, and privacy of the family is paramount as arrangements are being made,’ it read.
Marsha Edwards Children
Marsha together with her ex-husband Christopher Edwards had two children together; Erin Edwards, 20-year-old and Chris Edwards, 24-year-old.
Marsha Edwards Daughter (Erin Edwards)
For people who have asked, my godmother Dr. Marsha Edwards and her two children Chris and Erin, have passed away. There are some things I just won’t understand. But what I won’t allow is anyone to speak ill of such beautiful spirits. May they rest peacefully ? pic.twitter.com/DOTASP9n7m
— Leah Marie ⛵️ (@banks12_leah) August 23, 2019
Erin Edwards was a junior student at Boston University studying journalism. She just wrapped up a summer internship with NBC 4 New York.
The station’s vice president, Benjamin Berkowitz, expressed condolences to Erin Edwards’ family and friends in a statement.
‘Erin Edwards was a gifted storyteller with a passion for her work,’ Berkowitz said. ‘Her enthusiasm was infectious and her smile lit up a room. She was an incredibly decent, kind person who earned our admiration. Her talent was truly God-given.’
Evening anchor Stefan Holt said in a newscast on Thursday: ‘All of us in the newsroom just shocked to hear this news.’
‘Erin was a special person – exuberant, cheerful, a gifted story teller who just had a passion for journalism and it showed.’
Marsha Edwards Son (Chris Edwards)
Chris was a digital content manager for the City of Atlanta and worked in the Mayor’s Office of Entertainment, according to WXIA.
Erin Edwards Facebook
Marsha Edwards Death, Marsha Edwards Cause of Death
A mother from a prominent Atlanta family is suspected of shooting dead her two adult children before turning the gun on herself, days after returning from a vacation in Italy with her daughter.
Authorities found their bodies while conducting a welfare check at their home on Wednesday evening. A spokesperson for Marsha Edwards Ex-Husband, Dr. Christopher Edwards, says he’s still in a state of grief & is making funeral arrangements. #MorningRushATL https://t.co/pmuwY2TWAo
— Nick Sturdivant (@N_SturdivantTV) August 23, 2019
Police conducting a welfare check at the Edwards family home in Vinings, Georgia discovered the dead bodies of Marsha Edwards, 58, along with her daughter Erin Edwards, 20, and son Chris Edwards, 24, on Wednesday evening.
Cops arrived to the home at 3000 blocks of Nobility Way around 6 pm and found Erin and Chris dead from gunshot wounds. Their mother Marsha died of ‘an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound’.
Cobb County police believe Marsha Edwards shot her children before killing herself, but do not have a motive.
Police Investigation Reports
Authorities have not released any further information about the apparent double murder-suicide and the investigation is ongoing.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Marsha Edwards, 58, and her two children Erin Edwards, 20, and Chris Edwards, 24, were found dead in their Atlanta home Wednesday evening
- Investigators suspect Marsha shot her children then turned the gun on herself
- Their bodies were discovered in the wealthy gated community of Vinings Parc East Wednesday evening at 6pm during a police welfare check
- Marsha was divorced from the children’s father Dr. Christopher Edwards
- He is a prominent orthopedic surgeon in the Atlanta area
- Edwards had posted photos on Facebook on vacation in Italy with her daughter two days prior on Monday, August 19
- On Wednesday, the day the bodies were found, she posted on Instagram saying: ‘I could not have asked for better children’