Camilla man arrested for murder

Camilla Police
Camilla Police(CPD)
Updated: Mar. 9, 2021 at 11:02 AM EST
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CAMILLA, Ga. (WALB) - About 10:30 Monday evening, March 8, the GBI was requested by the Camilla Police Department to assist in a murder investigation that took place in the 100 block of West Circle in Camilla.

Camilla Police were called to that address in reference to a shooting. Once there, they discovered a woman had been shot.

100 block West Circle, Camilla
100 block West Circle, Camilla(Google Maps)

Marquerius Johnson, 27, known to the victim, was taken into custody immediately.

Mitchell County Coroner Stedderick Thomas said the victim was 28-year-old Shelby Rhymes.

Johnson, charged with her murder, was taken to the Mitchell County Jail. Additional charges are expected to be taken against him.

An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab to identify and document all injuries sustained by the victim.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the GBI at 229-225-4090.

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