Arrest of Matthew Lucas Bryant for Murder and Cruelty to Children
Richmond Hill, Georgia (October 4, 2019) – On Friday, October 4, 2019, the GBI Statesboro office arrested Matthew Lucas Bryant, age 30, for Murder and Cruelty to Children regarding the death of a 5-month-old infant.
On October 2, 2019, the GBI was requested by Chief of Police Raymond Shores of the Richmond Hill Police Department to investigate an infant death that occurred in Richmond Hill, Georgia. The investigation and autopsy revealed that the infant died as a result of severe head trauma. Bryant was booked in to the Bryan County Jail without incident.
The GBI investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the GBI Region 5 Office at 912-871-1121 or the Richmond Hill Police Department at 912-756-5645.
Special Agent in Charge John Durden/Assistant Special Agent in Charge Lindsay Smith - 912/871-1121