4 arrested in Valdosta murder case

4 arrested in Valdosta murder case

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Police say four men have been arrested in connection in the case of a man who was shot in the head and killed.

According to a report, Brian Sutton, Johnny Slocumb Jr., Kelvin Latchie, and Daryn Wooten were arrested.

Sutton, Slocumb and Wooten have been charged with Party to the Crime of Felony Murder. Latchie has been charged with Felony Murder.

Prosecutors said it was just before 7 p.m. Monday when 21-year-old Lenton Swint was shot in the head on Cherokee Street, and later died at South Georgia Medical Center.

Investigators said the killing was not a random act, and involved illegal drugs.

Sutton, Latchie and Wooten were taken into custody in Valdosta on Wednesday.

Slocumb was taken into custody in Houston County by the Houston County Sheriff's Office.

All four men were taken to the Lowndes County Jail.

Chief Brian Childress urged anyone with information on the case to contact the Crime Unit at 229-293-3145 or leave an anonymous tip by calling 229-293-3091.

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