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Suspected drug deal leads to Moultrie murder

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MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

GBI agents believe a drug deal gone bad left a Moultrie man dead and another behind bars.

Agents say they arrested 22 year-old Danny Hill Saturday in connection with the murder of 20 year-old Kirby Yon, who's from Moultrie. 

Yon's body was discovered in a car at Circle Drive and 3rd Avenue, SE around 9pm Friday night.  Agents say he had been shot multiple times.

GBI agents say they believe Yon stabbed Hill, then Hill shot him.

Hill is currently in the Colquitt County Jail. He's charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Additional charges are pending and the investigation continues.

 

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