One dead in Thomson shooting, GBI investigating

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Thomson Police say they responded to a homicide on 214 Jones Road early Saturday morning. Deputies say it happened at about 1:30 a.m.

The Coroner's Office says the victim is 63-year-old Charles Willingham of Viola Avery St. Willingham had been shot once and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The GBI is now investigating. The GBI says the victim’s body will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur, GA where an autopsy will be performed at a later time. The investigation is ongoing.

We will keep you updated as this story develops.