Man murdered in possible drug deal

August 28, 2006

A man was found murdered in south Augusta Friday night, August 25.

Curtis Howard, Jr., of Athens, was found in the back of a pick-up truck behind a vacant trailer on Horseshoe Road.

Michael Thomas of Waynesboro is under arrest for murder, and more arrests may be coming.

Sources tell News 12 Howard was shot twice, and they're looking at the possibility of a drug deal gone bad.