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Suspected gang leader arrested for murder

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Gregory Marshall is called 'The Governor' of Georgia's Black Gangsta Disciples (Source: Dougherty Co. jail) Gregory Marshall is called 'The Governor' of Georgia's Black Gangsta Disciples (Source: Dougherty Co. jail)

Albany - A suspected gang leader, wanted for an Albany murder, has just been arrested in East Albany.

Gregory Marshall, the suspected leader of the Albany Black Gangsta Disciples gang, was picked up at a house at 206 S. Mock Road around 8:30 this morning.

Marshall was wanted for the gang intiation beating death of Reginald Richardson in June.

Marshall was arrested during a joint takedown by Albany Police, and Dougherty County Sheriff's Deputies.

32-year old David Freeman and 32-year old Ernest Scoop Thomas were already arrested charged with murder and gang participation.

22-year-old Orlando Charlot, Junior was also arrested and charged with murder. The two people who took Richardson to the hospital lied to police about what happened, and they were also charged with gang crimes as well.   

"When you get into a gang they call it a beat down," said Albany Police Capt. Mack Green. "Where they take you out and beat you up. You know, they beat you with their hands, kick you. Beat you up. On this occasion, they beat him up too bad, because they killed him."  

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