Lincoln Co. to conduct checkpoints as part of murder investigation

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Hamp Turner (WRDW-TV)

Hamp Turner (WRDW-TV)

Thursday, March 14, 2013

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office will be conducting checkpoints this weekend near a murder victim's home in hopes of getting more information on the crime.

Motorists will be interviewed during checkpoints that will happen starting Friday at 5 p.m. and continuing through midnight.

Hamp Turner was found dead in his home on Highway 220 East on the afternoon of Dec. 8.

Sheriff Bruce Beggs said in a news release that the stops will be brief.

"Mr. Turner was a well-liked and loved member of our community and we are committed to bringing the people who committed this terrible murder to justice,” said Beggs in a news release.

If you have any information, call Inv. Jim Wallen or Maj. Tony Grooms at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 359-4118.


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