Arrest Made in Cobb Street Death Investigation

August 18, 2017

Norwwod, GA – On Friday, August 18, 2017, the GBI and Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shantony Lavont Tucker, 30 years old, of Norwood, Georgia in connection with the death of Brea Mance. Tucker was charged with Murder, Arson, and Concealing the Death of Another. Tucker is currently being held at the McDuffie County Jail.

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and fire department personnel from Warren County Fire Rescue and the McDuffie County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of Cobb Street. During a search of the residence, fire officials located Brea Mance deceased within the residence. The GBI Region 7 Field Office responded and began conducting an investigation into the death of Mance, as well as, the structure fire. The State Fire Marshal’s Office also assisted with the investigation. The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to please contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 706-465-3340 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at 706-595-2575.


Patrick E. Morgan - Special Agent in Charge | Thomson | 706/595-2575