Police chief: Arrest could be coming soon in murder of Swainsboro man

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
A Swainsboro man was found dead outside his home. (WRDW-TV)

A Swainsboro man was found dead outside his home. (WRDW-TV)

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WRDW) -- The police chief say an arrest could be coming soon in the murder of a disabled veteran in Swainsboro.

Police Chief Randy Ellison says they've received reports from the crime lab and have interviewed additional people. Ellison says the crime lab reports have helped them narrow down the list of possible suspects.

Nathanial Johnson, 55, was found dead in his backyard with three gunshot wounds on Jan. 3. Click here to read what Johnson's family members had to say about his murder.

Johnson was one of 17 siblings.

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