Sumter County Woman Found Slain in Her Home

June 30, 2009

AMERICUS, GA – The Americus Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s help in solving the murder of 46-year-old Dorothy Sheffield.

Sheffield’s body was found yesterday afternoon in her home by a family member who went to the residence after Sheffield failed to answer several telephone calls. Sheffield’s home is located at 818 ½ Magnolia Street, Americus, Georgia.  Sheffield was last seen by family members on Sunday, June 28. 

Sheffield’s body will be transported to the GBI crime lab where an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.  This investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.  Anyone who has any information regarding this case should contact the Americus Police Department at 229-924-4550 or the GBI at 229-931-2439.

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Contact Information: 
GBI Americus - 229-931-2439