Murder investigation underway after man’s body with gunshot wounds located in roadway

STAFF REPORT ::: A Griffin man was shot and killed overnight, his body discovered in the roadway in the area of 1618 N. Hill Street. Authorities say 22-year-old Jacqueris Holland sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. A call was received at approximately 2:30 a.m. reporting the discovery of a person laying in the […]

Coroner: Decomposing body found Tuesday that of adult male; GBI will conduct autopsy

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab is working to determine the identity of human remains that were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area near 1341 North Expressway. Authorities say the decomposing body was located by a survey crew at approximately 1:15 p.m. “I was notified about 1:30 yesterday afternoon […]

GSP makes arrest in fatal Saturday night hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An arrest has been made in a Saturday night hit-and-run that killed 59-year-old Richard Miley, who was riding his bicycle on Vineyard Road when he was struck. Benjamin Tyshawn Akins, age 46, is now in custody and charged in Miley’s death. “The Georgia State Patrol arrested him,” said Maj. Dwayne Jones, […]

Search underway for hit-and-run driver who killed bicyclist on Vineyard Road Saturday night

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is investigating a hit and run that took the life of 59-year-old Richard Miley, of Spalding County. Miley, who lived at 80 Windsor Road, was killed while riding his bicycle. “Just before midnight, a call came in reporting a person in the ditch […]