Crime & Courts

Richmond Co. | Columbia Co. | Aiken Co. |

Police investigating Lincoln County homicide

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 10:57 PM
Last updated 11:31 PM
  • Follow Crime & courts

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide in Lincolnton, Ga., on Saturday.

About 3 p.m., police were called to the 4000 block of Georgia Highway 220 East and found 75-year-old Hamp Turner in his home, GBI Special Agent in Charge Mike Ayers said.

Ayers would not comment on the weapon used or manner of the slaying, or whether police had suspects. He said Turner’s autopsy would be held in the next three days.

Comments (3) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
Little Lamb
49054
Points
Little Lamb 12/08/12 - 11:27 pm
0
5
Augusta gang violence . . .

. . . is spreading northwesternly.

TrulyWorried
16509
Points
TrulyWorried 12/09/12 - 03:56 pm
2
0
Homicide in Lincolnton

What a terrible, sad situation - condolences to his grieving family - and may God let this poor man rest in peace and give his loved ones the strength to carry on during this holiday season.

TrulyWorried
16509
Points
TrulyWorried 12/09/12 - 03:57 pm
4
0
reply to Little Lamb

Merry Christmas - save comments like yours for other times.

Back to Top

Top headlines

Census: Augusta young adults struggling

A new report shows that young adults in the area today are better educated and on average, earn more money than 30 years ago, but are far more likely to be unemployed, unmarried and living with ...
Search Augusta jobs