Double Murder Investigation in Pulaski County

June 27, 2017

Hawkinsville, Georgia –  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a double murder.  On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at approximately 12:19 a.m., 911 received a call reporting two men dead at the intersection of Woods Road and Sandridge Church Road.  The victims are identified as Kelvin Jurand Thompson, 22, of Forsyth, GA, and Robdreckious Jamal Quainton, 23, of Warner Robins, GA.  Preliminary indication is the two died of gunshot wounds. Autopsies will be conducted at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.

Dennis Sharod Penix, 24, of Eastman, GA has been arrested and charged with two counts of malice murder.  Penix was arrested in Macon by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and the Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force. 

The investigation is still on-going.  Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Eastman office at 478-374-6988 or the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at 478-783-1521.

Lindsey Wilkes–Assistant Special Agent in Charge | Eastman | 478-374-6988