Press Releases

UPDATE: Arrest made in Franklin, Georgia Homicide

October 1, 2015

Franklin, GA – On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, the GBI’s Columbus Regional Office was requested by the Heard County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the investigation of a partially decomposed body located in a wooded area near US Highway 27 and Edwards

Officer Involved Shooting in Decatur County

September 30, 2015

Bainbridge, GA - On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the GBI’s Thomasville Office was requested by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an independent investigation into a shooting in Decatur County.

Body Found in Burke County Identified

September 30, 2015

Waynesboro, GA. – On Friday, September 26, 2015 at approximately 7:30 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation.

Three Arrested in Child Death Investigation

September 26, 2015

Tifton, GA – On Thursday September 24, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Tift County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cynthia Felder, 48, Isis Felder, 23, and Lishastas Felder, 20, for the death of 14 month old Zy-Irah Brown which occurred a y

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