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Valdosta police make murder arrest


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VALDOSTA, GA - Brandon Keith Henry, 21 year old Valdosta resident was taken into police custody without incident from a residence on Palm Place, Valdosta, Georgia on August 11, 2010 at approximately 12:50 p.m. 

Henry had an active arrest warrant for burglary, and he was subsequently charged with the murder of 39 year old Valdosta resident, John Golden.  Golden was shot multiple times as he stood on the front porch of his residence, 911 Nardo Street, during the late evening hours of August 9, 2010. 

The Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations personnel have put forth a tremendous effort, and they have worked non-stop gathering evidence and information concerning the death of Mr. Golden. 

The Federal Bureau of Investigations Southwest Georgia Gang Task Force and the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department assisted Valdosta Police Department personnel with the apprehension of Henry.    

Henry is being held at the Lowndes County Jail on charges of Burglary and Felony Murder.  Valdosta Police Department Detectives have not ruled out the possibility of additional charges on Henry or charging additional persons regarding this incident. 

Anyone having any information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations at 229-293-3145 or may remain anonymous by calling the crime tip line at 229-293-3091.


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