Tift murder suspect in custody

Tift murder suspect in custody

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - A man charged with a murder in Tifton five years ago is finally in custody.

Eric Gainer was captured in Dothan, Alabama and is now in jail in Tift County.

He's accused of killing Berry Joe Sylhomme of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

He was shot in the parking lot of the Ramada Limited on U.S. 82 near I-75 in September 2010.

He stumbled across a parking lot to the Waffle House next door where he collapsed and died.

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