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Woman, 55, charged after domestic dispute ends with man, 58, dead

Janice Gant stands charged with voluntary manslaughter. (Source: McDuffie County Sheriff's...
Janice Gant stands charged with voluntary manslaughter. (Source: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office)(WRDW)
Published: May. 3, 2019 at 12:07 PM EDT
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Friday, May 3, 2019

DEARING, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Officials in McDuffie County are investigating after a 58-year-old man was found dead at his home.

The McDuffie County Coroner's Office confirmed the victim's identity as Billy Gant.

Billy, according to investigators, was struck by a car driven by 55-year-old Janice Gant.

Investigators said the pair had gotten into some type of domestic dispute at the time of the incident.

Janice has been charged with voluntary manslaughter as a result of the incident and is being held at the McDuffie County Detention Center.

An investigation is ongoing.

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