Murder Warrants Issued in the Death of Dr. Lisa Riley

July 20, 2015

Leesburg, GA – The Americus Office of the GBI is announcing the issuance of arrest warrants for Yathomas Riley in the death of his wife, Dr. Lisa Riley.  A Lee County magistrate judge issued warrants today charging Riley with Murder, Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault in the death of Dr. Riley.  The charges stem from an investigation initiated by GBI agents and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office when her body was reported discovered by Yathomas Riley at their Northampton Road residence in Leesburg on July 10, 2015.  Riley has remained in custody at the Lee County Jail since his arrest on July 10, 2015 for charges unrelated to his wife’s death.  The extensive investigation into the matter is still ongoing. 

 

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Contact Information: 
ASAC Mike Walsingham 229/931-2439