Gwinnett Place mall once heralded Gwinnett’s arrival as a growing economic power. Now, the Duluth mall has few shoppers and stores, and there were no businesses in the food court on a recent visit. A woman’s body was found days before Christmas in a back room of a vacant Subway shop in the food court. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

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