Coffee Co. jury convicts double murderer

Coffee Co. jury convicts double murderer
Murder victims James Harden and Meghan Bowen (Source: Family)
Murder victims James Harden and Meghan Bowen (Source: Family)
(Source: WALB)
(Source: WALB)

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - A Coffee County man was found guilty Thursday afternoon of a 2015 double murder, on Meadowbrook Lane in Douglas.

Wallace Lee, 44, was charged with two counts of malice murder and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

The state proved that Lee killed 33-year-old Meghan Bowen and 39-year-old James Harden.

Friends of the victims say that Lee previously had a relationship with Bowen.

He was sentenced to life without parole.

Ian Sansot, Assistant District Attorney for the Waycross Judicial Circuit, issued this statement-

Today, Wallace Lee was found guilty of the murder of Meghan Bowen and Carlos Harden that occurred sometime between November 18th and 19th, 2015.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John Rumker and Judge Andy Spivey presided over the proceedings.

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