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September 24, 2007

Tifton -- A bomb sniffing dog with the canine unit at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany is being credited with locating the gun believed to have been used in Thursday's murder of a Tift County woman.

Tifton Police arrested 24-year-old Courtney Sherrod Jackson for the murder of his estranged wife Courtney Jackson, but were unable to find the murder weapon. 

Investigators combed the area around Sussex Drive but were unable to locate the weapon. That is when the decision was made to bring in the search dog to sniff the weapon out.

"When the investigators took the dog out to the area, it was only a matter of about ten minutes before he located the weapon we believe was used in the murder," said Tifton Police Lt. Porter Jackson. 

The small caliber handgun that was discovered has been sent to the crime lab.