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Swainsboro couple charged with murder in man's death

Monday, March 11, 2013 8:29 PM
Last updated Tuesday, March 12, 2013 8:53 AM
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A husband and wife were arrested on murder charges Monday in the death of the woman’s father, according to the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office.

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Randy Lee Scott
Randy Lee Scott

Samantha Janes Scott, 21, and Randy Lee Scott, 36, of Swainsboro, Ga., are charged with murder and concealing the death of another in the suspected slaying of 75-year-old Kenneth Wiley Janes, the news release said.

Eve Rodgers, an assistant special agent in charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, said some family members recently came to authorities with concerns about Janes’ whereabouts. They also reported that his daughter was using a debit card that belonged to Janes, she said.

Investigators on Friday found what they suspect is Janes’ body in a makeshift grave at the Scott Family Cemetery in northern Eman­uel County, the release said.

Investigators are unsure how long Janes had been missing, Rodgers said. The body has been sent to a GBI crime lab to be identified through DNA analysis. The cause and time of death have yet to be determined, she said.

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seenitB4
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seenitB4 03/12/13 - 08:55 am
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Kinda reminds me

A while back in the North Ga mountains an old farmer burned his mother near the lake....some thought foul play but it turned out she died of natural causes & he wanted just to have her ashes near the home.....strange I know.....need more details on this..

scoopdedoop64
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scoopdedoop64 03/12/13 - 10:15 pm
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Heap of trouble

It appears these 2 are in a heap of trouble! Some say the dead don't talk but that's not true. Examination of that body will say a lot about what actually happened.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 03/13/13 - 12:03 am
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DIXIEMAN HAS 88,456 POINTS

Patricide...never a good idea!

MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 03/13/13 - 11:39 am
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Additional Charges Filed
Unpublished

It appears that this story has not been updated. Yesterday, it was announced that apparently, Randy is a real gem, in that he is a convicted felon. He was also charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. What a class act !! And Samantha -- that's pretty cold, using your dead daddy's debit card. I guess that means that Dad gave out his PIN.

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Leppicu 03/19/13 - 03:21 pm
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Not all that shocking,They are known perpetrators of elder abuse

This crime was completely preventable. The police have been warned about these two and the MULTIPLE PREVIOUS INCIDENTS of elder abuse committed by them! Everyone I've talked to about this is not even the slightest bit shocked. So sad for Samantha's father,but at least the two creepers are where they belong now. and can't hurt anyone else.

Watchmen
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Watchmen 04/05/13 - 02:15 pm
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Leppicu is correct!

There is allot more to these people. It is very sad that a man had to die at their hands. I thank my Holy Father that this was not one of my loved ones. Could very well have been! They are very manipulative and deceitful as well as money hungry. She will do anything for money. I pray for their souls and for the truth to come out for everyone who have been involved with these people. A more in depth investigation will reveal much more about these people. I hope someone starts digging into their backgrounds more. They have hurt everyone they have come in contact with. This link is about them. http://www.whoscammedyou.com/scams/2407/Samantha_Scott

Watchmen
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Watchmen 04/05/13 - 02:26 pm
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Leppicu is correct!

I pray someone digs into this more!

Watchmen
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Watchmen 06/09/13 - 03:23 am
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Is there anymore information about this case yet?

Curious to know if there is any updated information on this case. Does anyone know?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/09/13 - 05:46 pm
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Sorry watchmen

I don't have any info on this.....

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