Eastman, GA (April 3, 2019) – On Tuesday, April 02, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), along with Eastman Police Department, arrested Alexia Williams of Eastman, age 38, on charges of one count of Malice Murder, one count of Felony Murder and one count of Aggravated Assault for the death of Althea Etheridge, age 60.  New information was developed in the investigation that led to these charges.

Williams was arrested and booked without incident into the Dodge County Jail.  The case is active and ongoing at this time and will be turned over to the Oconee District Attorney’s Office when completed. 

On Monday, April 01, 2019, the GBI was requested to assist the Eastman Police Department to assist with a death investigation that occurred at approximately 4:28 a.m at the intersection of Calahan Street and 1st Avenue, Eastman.

A deceased victim, identified as Althea Etheridge, 60, of Eastman, was discovered inside her 2004 Ford Expedition vehicle which wrecked after she was stabbed.   

If anyone has information, please contact the GBI Eastman office at 478-374-6988 or Eastman Police Department at 478-374-7788.  

Contact Information:

Special Agent in Charge Lindsey Wilkes - 478/374-6988