Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
NASHVILLE, GA (WALB) -
From the Ga. Bureau of Investigation
Nashville – The GBI Crime Lab has identified the victim in the murder and burning of a body in Berrien County as Carlos Robinson, 31 years of age, from Valdosta, Georgia.
The GBI Douglas Office had been requested on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by the Berrien County Sheriff's Office after a vehicle fire was discovered shortly before 8:00 p.m. at the edge of a peanut field off of Barker Road in Berrien County on that date.
Upon extinguishing the vehicle fire, firefighters discovered a burned body inside the vehicle.
The body was sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Macon where an autopsy was conducted. The preliminary results indicated the victim was a black male.
The official cause of death has not yet been determined. The GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta utilized DNA samples to make the identification of the victim as Robinson. The GBI has previously obtained arrest warrants for five (5) individuals relating to the murder in Berrien County, Georgia.
The investigation is still on-going; therefore no other details will be released at this time.
The investigation is being conducted by the GBI Douglas Office and Berrien County Sheriff's Office with assistance from the GBI Thomasville Office, Valdosta Police Department, Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, and Waycross Police Department.
If anyone has information pertaining to the investigation, please contact SA Jamie Karnes at the GBI Douglas Office at 912-389-4103 or the Berrien County S. O. at 229-686-7071.