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Worth Co. Murder UPDATE

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WORTH COUNTY, GA (WALB) – Law enforcement officers say a Worth County man was shot through the front door of his mobile home. 

59 year old William Eugene Ellis was found dead about 8 o'clock this morning inside his home 587 Henry Road, north of Acree.

That's near the Dougherty/Worth County line. The man's girlfriend found him shot to death this morning.  

Authorities say Ellis apparently came to his front door last night and was shot through the door.  The bullet hit him in the head. 

Authorities say Ellis was killed some seven to ten hours before he was found.

No motive has been determined and no arrests have been made.  The GBI is investigating the  homicide. 

 

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