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Criminals went to the back door of a house on South Street in Thomasville, and burst their way inside on Wednesday night. Police say they took several hundred dollars worth of electronics and a YamahaMore >>
Criminals went to the back door of a house on South Street in Thomasville, and burst their way inside on Wednesday night. Police say they took several hundred dollars worth of electronics and a Yamaha four-wheeler, and made a clean getaway.More >>
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Information from GA Pundit- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. Several Gold Star Families - who like the Bookers have lost a family member to conflictMore >>
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. In 2013, Georgia lost 26 armed services members who gave their lives for us and their names were read in the State Capitol as part of our observance of Memorial Day.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:01:21 GMT
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/199UTSo) that a lawsuit filed in Gwinnett CountyMore >>
A lawsuit filed in Gwinnett County this week accuses Mike Berlon of failing to distribute nearly $1 million from a trust he created for a friend and his son.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:45:38 GMT
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer. Crisp County Investigators say 25-year-old James Aultman stole more than $10,000More >>
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:40:13 GMT
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend. It's free, but they will accept donations to fund the department's annual community picnic in June. Musical artists from around SouthMore >>
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend.More >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A bomb was dropped by the prosecution during Friday's pretrial conference in the murder case of Gregory O'Bryan, the man accused of murdering Sullivan University student Andrew Compton. Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Van De Rostyne disclosed that they have new evidence that now needs to be tested by the crime lab to see if it can be connected to Compton.
O'Bryan is facing charges of murder, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of Compton, a culinary arts student at Sullivan who was last seen leaving his dorm on October 28, 2010.
The arrest report filed at the time O'Bryan was taken into custody on November 9, 2010 stated that O'Bryan and Compton had exchanged emails before meeting in person. Louisville Metro Police say O'Bryan told them he picked up Compton, brought alcohol and took Compton back to his apartment where the two had sex.
O'Bryan originally told police that Compton walked away from the apartment that night. But after a search warrant was executed at the apartment on November 8, 2010, O'Bryan admitted Compton died during the sexual encounter and he disposed of the body in a dumpster.
Metro police spent nearly two weeks searching a landfill in Medora, IN where they believe the trash collected from that dumpster was taken. It was from that search where some of the evidence that is soon to be tested was found.
"We are sending out six additional items to be tested which are collected exhibits," Van De Rostyne said. "Three pieces of what we suspect are some type of flesh collected from the landfill and four unidentified fluids."
According to Van De Rostyne the unidentified fluids were found at O'Bryan's apartment on Lucia Avenue in Louisville's Highland neighborhood. The announcement took the defense team by surprise according to defense attorney Michael Ferraracio.
"Yes this is the first that we've heard about it and we know it's been awhile since they actually searched the landfill," said Ferraracio, "so presumably they've had this information for some time this is just the first that we've heard about it, so it came as a surprise and we'd like them to provide us with some documentation as to when it was found, how it was found, where it was found and so on."
The prosecution contends the information was mentioned before and they are surprised that the defense wasn't aware of it. Van De Rostyne said they hope to have all of the evidence examined and results returned in the next 60 days.
A trial date for O'Bryan has tentatively been set for November 2.