Evans Walton (WRDW-TV)
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
COLUMBIA CO., Ga. (WRDW) -- A Martinez man is facing murder charges after police say a man he hit died from those injuries.
It happened on Apple Cross Drive in Martinez on Sept. 30. Columbia County deputies responded to the scene and say they found 51-year-old Donald Blakely of Harlem laying on his back unconscious.
The incident report says 38-year-old Evans Walton admitted he hit Blakely. Walton said he then fell backwards onto the concrete and hit the back of his head on the sidewalk.
Deputies say Blakely died from his injuries late Tuesday night. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
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