Man arrested for weekend murder in Emanuel Co.

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
George Kirkland

George Kirkland is accused of killing his wife, Sherry Kirkland. (WRDW-TV / Feb. 13, 2012)

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012

SWAINSBORO, Ga. -- The Emanuel County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection to a weekend murder.

Authorities responded to 40 Ebenezer Church Road around 8 p.m. Sunday to a shooting.

George Kirkland, 46, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of his wife, Sherry Kirkland.

He is in the Emanuel County Sheriff's Office without bond.


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