Press Releases

Conviction in Pickens County Murder

August 13, 2018

(Jasper, GA) August 13, 2018 – On Monday, August 6, 2018, in the Pickens County Superior Court, a jury, after just over an hour of deliberation, found Christopher Byers, 34, guilty on all counts, including malice murder and felony murder. Byer

GBI and Cairo Police Department Conduct Death Investigation

August 10, 2018

Cairo, Georgia (August 10, 2018) – On Thursday, August 9, 2018, about 4:20 pm, the GBI was requested to assist the Cairo Police Department with the death investigation of Willie Bell who was located in the yard of his residence in the 600 block of 15th