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Valdosta Police announce arrests in 2016 murder

(Source: Lowndes, Tift Co. Sheriffs) (Source: Lowndes, Tift Co. Sheriffs)
Jackson was found dead in his home on Toombs Street October 19th, 2016 (Source: WALB) Jackson was found dead in his home on Toombs Street October 19th, 2016 (Source: WALB)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Jalon Jackson, 20, was killed in his Toombs Street home, last October 19.  His parents soon offered a reward for information in the case.

Valdosta Detectives have been working with the GBI crime lab on the case, and made three arrests Tuesday.

Austin Stephens, Anthony Jordan, and KeyOlivia Richardson have all been charged with  Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault 

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Austin Stephens was already in the Tift County Jail on unrelated charges, and will be back to Lowndes County soon.

Anthony Jordan was taken in custody Tuesday in the 2500 block of North Ashley Street.

KeyOlivia Richardson was taken into custody at the Valdosta Police Department that afternoon. 

"The Valdosta Police Department is exceptionally proud of the diligence of our investigators assigned to this case during the last several months. They never gave up, and brought the offenders to justice," said Lieutenant Adam Bembry of VPD. 

If you have any information on the case, call the Valdosta Police Department tip line at (229) 293-3091. 

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