Quitman, Georgia (May 10, 2024) – At the request of the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office, GBI agents are investigating the death of Courtney Williams, age 35.  

Preliminary information indicates on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at about 4:45 p.m., deputies with the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Webster Road, Quitman, Georgia for a complaint of multiple minors being attacked by a dog.  

When deputies arrived, they encountered several aggressive dogs on the property. It was determined that an individual had already taken several minors to a local hospital. Deputies subsequently located Williams’ body in the yard of the home.  

An autopsy will be performed by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause and manner of death.  

This case is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Investigative Office in Thomasville at 229-225-4090. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app. 


Assistant Special Agent in Charge Zach Johnson