2017-04-19 / Front Page

GBI investigating homicide in Millen

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News editor

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Millen Police Department (MPD) are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred around 1 a.m. Monday, April 17th, in the City of Millen.

Officers of the MPD were dispatched to Sunset Inn, 637 Hwy. 25 North, in reference to an entering an auto call. A short time later, offers were dispatched to 602 Hwy. 25 N. in reference to a shooting victim near that location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 26-year-old male had been shot. The individual was transported to Optim Medical Center-Jenkins where he was pronounced dead. Jenkins County Coroner Henry Young has identified the victim as Christopher McCloud of Millen.

The GBI and MPD is asking that anyone with information about this investigation or anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity or persons in the area of the Sunset Inn to contact the GBI at (912) 871- 1121 or the MPD at (478) 982-2750.

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