2 teens sought in Harrisburg killing surrender

Two teenagers accused of killing a man in Harrisburg on Friday night have turned themselves into the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and been charged with murder.


William Clark, 16, of the 1800 block of Watkins Street, and Jeremiah Kelly, 15, are charged in the death of 28-year-old Anthony Dewayne King, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Blaise Dresser. They turned themselves in around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of Crawford Avenue a little after 11 p.m. Friday after a report of an attempted carjacking in which shots were fired, Dresser said.

Deputies found King in a white Cadillac Escalade that had crashed into a tree in the 700 block of Barnes Lane. He had a gunshot wound to the chest, and there was physicial evidence that the shooting happened on Crawford Ave­nue, Deputy Coroner Johnny MacDonald said.

King was pronounced dead at Medi­cal College of Georgia Hos­pi­tal at 11:36 p.m.

King did not have an ID on him, so MacDonald, with the help of the Crime Scene Unit, took his fingerprints. His family was notified early Saturday.

MacDonald said King’s body will be autopsied at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta on Monday.

King is Richmond County’s 19th homicide of 2012, police said.

DATA: Homicide Database and Map


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:23

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