Press Releases

Omega Police Chief Arrested

March 26, 2011

Tifton, Ga. - On Friday March 25, 2011, the Tift County Sheriff's Office requested the GBI to investigate allegations that Omega Police Chief Walter R. Young assaulted an inmate in custody at their facility.

Update on Dooly County Remains

March 18, 2011

Atlanta, GA:    The body found in Dooly County on March 9, 2011 was identified as Gladis Russell, 85, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, on March 10, 2011 at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon, Ga.  Mrs.

Dooly County Remains Identified

March 10, 2011

Macon, GA - The autopsy on the unidentified human remains found yesterday in Dooly County has been completed at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.   The body has been identified as Gladis Russell, 85, of Bellefontaine, Ohio.  Mrs.

Unidentified Human Remains Found in Dooly County

March 9, 2011

Dooly County, GA - At approximately 11:15AM today, a farmer was working on a well in a cotton field and located a body near the field and a wooded area.  The farmer contacted the Dooly County Sheriff’s Office and they notified the GBI for investigative