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Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
Wednesday March 6th, 2019 :: 06:15 p.m. EST


Mt. Zion Road Apartment Murder Suspect Captured In Madison County Florida. SHERIFF VICTOR HILL

On March 2, 2019, Clayton County Police responded to an Apartment complex on Mt. Zion Rd in reference to a double shooting.  One victim was seriously injured and the other was deceased from multiple gunshots to the head.  The incident stemmed from an apparent home invasion robbery.  Clayton County Police Homicide Detectives after an investigation was able to identify the shooter as Dwayne Straughter and took out warrants for his arrest yesterday morning.


Sheriff Victor Hill’s  elite Fugitive Squad was called in to hunt for Straughter and found out that he was in custody of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office in Florida for a botch attempted home invasion robbery.   Straughter was overpowered by his intended victims and held for Sheriff’s Deputies arrival to be taken into custody.


After answering for his crimes in Madison County, a room has been reserved at the “Hill-ton” for Straughter where he will face the wall at Georgia’s toughest para-military jail.


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