GBI Assists Arlington Police Department with Homicide Investigation

September 5, 2017

Arlington, Ga- On Monday, September 5, 2017, the Arlington Police Department requested the assistance of the GBI Sylvester Regional Office with a suspected homicide investigation. The incident occurred at 18349 Morgan Rd., APT 3 in Arlington, Calhoun County, GA. The victim, who has been identified as 47 year old, Lashanda Reid was found deceased outside of her residence. Reid suffered from what appeared to be multiple sharp force trauma wounds. Reid’s body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab where an autopsy will be performed.

As a result of the investigation 42 year old, Australia Tammy Martin has been charged with one count of Felony Murder as well as one count of Aggravated Assault. Martin has been booked in to the Calhoun County Jail.

Anyone who has information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the Arlington Police Department at (229)725-4211 or the GBI Sylvester Office at (229)777-2080.

Contact Information: 
Wes Horne - Assistant Special Agent in Charge - 229/777-2080