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Man arrested for Fitzgerald woman's murder

Marcus Shelton Marcus Shelton
Amiee Pless Amiee Pless
FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) -

Fitzgerald Police arrested 36-year-old Marcus Shelton Friday afternoon, and charged with killing 30-year-old Samantha Wheeles in a Fitzgerald motel room.

He was arrested at relative's home on Evergreen Way after police took out warrants charging him with murder.

Police questioned him last Friday but let him go.

Wheeles was stabbed 14 times. Her body was found April 13th in room 126 at the Uptown Motel.

Chief Bill Smallwood says the department has also arrested 32-year-old Amiee Pless of Ocilla for obstruction.

Both are in Ben Hill County Jail.

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