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Robbery death suspects arrested

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Two men were arrested Friday on charges that they robbed Dustin Lunsford and choked him to death on Tuesday.

Christopher Price, 24, of the 1900 block of Starnes Street, was arrested around 1 p.m. at a home on the 2900 block of Ulm Road in Hephzibah. Hours later, around 6 p.m., deputies arrested Billy Smith, 28, at Belmont Avenue and Easy Street in Augusta.

Smith, of the 1100 block of Piney Grove Road, and Price are each charged with murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Sheriff's Lt. Calvin Chew said Price knew Lunsford and that the homicide occurred during a fight in Lunsford's room at the Savannah Suites on Wrightsboro Road, across from the Augusta Mall. He said the death occurred between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.

The main motive was to rob Lunsford, Chew said.

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kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 01/21/11 - 09:52 pm
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Murder #2 for the year.
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Murder #2 for the year.

exmedic
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exmedic 01/21/11 - 10:18 pm
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great police work

great police work

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 01/22/11 - 09:19 am
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This miserable incident
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This miserable incident reflects the liberal view on money: "If you can't earn it, take it from someone else no matter the cost".

Southern_Patriot
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Southern_Patriot 01/22/11 - 10:07 am
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rmwhitley, "hope and change"

rmwhitley, "hope and change" that's the way it is in the late great United States

Bama_Sassy
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Bama_Sassy 01/22/11 - 02:13 pm
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Great POLICE work for my

Great POLICE work for my nephew Dustin Lunsford couldn't get it for my son in Mobile, Al. year's ago when he was murdered... WE SAY TURN EM LOOSE AND LET THE FAMILY DO TO THEM WHAT THEY DID TO OUR FAMILY MEMBER !!! Aunt Glenda says " DEATH PENALTY FOR BOTH " GOD BLESS

Chillen
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Chillen 01/23/11 - 10:57 am
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Entitlement Crowd Theme.

Entitlement Crowd Theme. "What's yours is mine and what's mine was yours. If the govt won't steal it for me, then I'll steal it from you."

Asitisinaug
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Asitisinaug 01/23/11 - 02:05 pm
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Excellent job by the RCSO

Excellent job by the RCSO Deputies and CID in putting these murderers behind bars so quickly.

Now, lets hear what their past history was and if necessary follow up as to why they were even on the streets to begin with.

Then, lets ensure our DA's office asks for no bail and our judges do not allow bail. Next, our DA's office seeks the death penalty and that it is carried out so as to never have to deal with these individuals again.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 01/23/11 - 03:32 pm
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I've had all of the "hope and
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I've had all of the "hope and change " I can stomach. The left has pushed until I've had all of them I can tolerate. Any "political correctness" has dissipated.

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