Columbus murder suspect caught in Americus

Columbus murder suspect caught in Americus

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith confirms to WALB that the man Columbus police wanted for a July murder was arrested this morning at a motel in Americus.

Hill was staying at the 8 Inn on MLK Blvd., under a different name.

Surveillance was conducted Wednesday and the early hours Thursday.

Authorities took Hill into custody without incident.

He had arrest warrants issued by the State Board of Pardons and Parole, and an additional felony murder warrant from Muscogee County.

Hill is being detained at the Sumter Co. jail, and will be transported to the Muscogee Co. Jail.

Muscogee County authorities took a murder warrant on Cory Hill after Ruby Lloyd was found dead in her home on Meloy Drive in Columbus on Monday, July 17.

Hill, 42, described as her companion, was seen last week in the Dawson area.

He was considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any information about this murder case is asked to contact Sgt. Dan Lyon in Columbus at (706) 225-4422.

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