We now have more details in the death of a six-year-old Colquitt County girl.
Alexis Walker's grandmother 46-year-old Virginia Sims is charged with her murder.
Thursday, coroner Verlyn Brock explained the six year old's cause of death is asphyxia, due to strangulation in conjunction with drowning.
Because there was both air and water in her lungs, investigators believe Walker was strangled while she was in the farm pond.
Walker was found floating near the surface when deputies arrive on Moye Road around 7:00 Monday night.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.