A 77-year-old man was murdered over the weekend in Georgia and two suspects are in cuffs in connection to his killing.
Perry police received a call for shots fired at around 11:15 p.m. July 24 at the Mason Terrace Apartments.
Officers found the victim, Willie Jacox, 77, shot multiple times and unresponsive, according to police. Jacox was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses told officers they saw a man and woman walking quickly away from the area where the shooting happened.
Officers located the suspects, Cornelius Murray, 19, and Natajah Culpepper, 18, and arrested the two. Police have not said if the suspects knew the victim or detailed a possible motive for the killing.
Murray was charged with murder and Culpepper was charged with murder—party to a crime. Both Murray and Culpepper were arrested and taken to the Houston County Detention Center.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Quridsha Gilliam at (478) 988-2834 or Cpt. Heath Dykes at (478) 988-2822.
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