Sunday, July 18, 2010

Blakely, GA: Murder-suicide in Blakely

By Jim Cook

Two people are dead and two more were injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Blakely, Ga. late Friday night.
The Early County Sherriff’s Office received a call at 11:51 p.m. concerning a shooting on Kolomoki Road north of Blakely. Deputies arriving on scene found four individuals suffering from gunshot wounds.

Matthew Lowell Justice, 37, was pronounced dead on scene. Amy Lynn Justice, 36, was transported to Early Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A 14-year-old white male was transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan where he remains in critical condition. An 11 year-old-white female was also taken to SAMC, where she was treated and released.

Early County Deputy Coroner Kregg Close said Matthew Justice shot his wife and children before shooting himself.

1 comment:

Kathy said...

The 14 year old boy died last night.