Suspect Surrenders

A suspect in the murder of an Augusta man has turned himself in.

Richmond County Investigators say Lavardes “Chicago” Lockhart turned himself in around 2:00 Sunday morning.

Deputies say he shot and killed 53 year old Freddie Jones in the 1000 block of Daniel Street on Monday. Jones was in front of another person's home when he was shot twice in the head.

Lockhart is being held in the Richmond County jail for murder. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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