GBI releases names in double homicide - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

GBI releases names in double homicide

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Thomasville woman celebrates 100th Birthday

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:57:34 GMT
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
    A Thomasville woman is celebrating her 100th birthday. Irene Manning celebrates her 100th Birthday today. Friends and family threw her a birthday party at Cherokee Lake in Thomasville. Her grandson saysMore >>
  • Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Easter Bunny visits hospitalized children

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:52:00 GMT
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
    The Easter Bunny made an appearance at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital today.   The Dougherty County Police Department partnered with the Easter Bunny Foundation to deliver stuffed Easter Bunnies to childrenMore >>
  • Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Storm clean up is underway at wildlife rehabilitation center

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:46:45 GMT
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>
    Storm Clean up is underway at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Thomasville.   Sierra Dorpinghouse is all geared up and ready to help with clean up after Friday's storm damaged several animal cagesMore >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released the names of two people they say were shot to death at a home in Seminole County.

Authorities say Eliace Smith, 49, and Heber Jetti Bennett Jr., 64, were found shot to death inside their home. GBI investigators received a call around 8:00 a.m. Monday after the two were found dead.

Agents say they are actively searching for suspects and are treating the case as a double homicide. Officials are also asking if anyone knows about the crime to call the Seminole County Sheriff's Office of the GBI.

Agents say the two victims did live together but have not released their relationship.

 

PREVIOUS STORY:

Thomasville GBI Special Agent in Charge Steve Turner confirms that agents from his office are assisting Seminole County authorities in the investigation of a homicide near Lake Seminole.

The GBI received a call around 8:00 a.m., of a man and a woman found dead Monday morning near Lake Seminole. Both were found with gun shot wounds.

Stay with WALB for the latest.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow