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Local Man Charged with Murdering Girlfriend

Local Man Charged with Murdering Girlfriend Tommy Murphy Stau Writer Troup County Sheriu 's Investigators have charged a local man with murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend. Jay Davis Gamel, of La-Grange, was arrested for the murder of 47-year-old Tracy Shepard of Lanett, AL. The investigation into the incident began Sun- day afternoon around 3:13 p.m., when deputies with the Troup County Sheriu 's Ov ce were called to Drake Road in LaGrange in reference to reports of a subject having a mental health crisis. Law enforcement Cont. on page 4 Local Man Charged with Murdering Girlfriend Continued from Front Page received information in - dicating that a male subject had killed his girlfriend and intended to kill himself. When deputies arrived they found Gamel covered in blood with minor inju - ries. A subsequent search of the residence revealed the deceased female who was found to have suuered fatal injuries to her head. Garmel was transported to the WellStar West Geor - gia Medical Center Emer - gency Room for treatment, where he remains in custo - dy while receiving medical care as of press time. Gamel, age 37, was been charged with one count of Murder. This incident is still under investigation by the Troup County Sheriu's Oce Criminal Investigations Di - vision. If anyone has any addi - tional information on this case, please contact the Troup County Sheriu's Oce at 706-883-1616. Anonymous tips can also be provided through the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. The author of this article can be reached via email at [email protected] net.

Tommy Murphy

Stau Writer

Troup County Sheriu 's Investigators have charged a local man with murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend.

Jay Davis Gamel, of La-Grange, was arrested for the murder of 47-year-old Tracy Shepard of Lanett, AL.

The investigation into the incident began Sun- day afternoon around 3:13 p.m., when deputies with the Troup County Sheriu 's Ov ce were called to Drake Road in LaGrange in reference to reports of a subject having a mental health crisis.

Law enforcement

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received information in – dicating that a male subject had killed his girlfriend and intended to kill himself. When deputies arrived they found Gamel covered in blood with minor inju – ries.

A subsequent search of the residence revealed the deceased female who was found to have suuered fatal injuries to her head. Garmel was transported to the WellStar West Geor –

gia Medical Center Emer – gency Room for treatment, where he remains in custo – dy while receiving medical care as of press time. Gamel, age 37, was been charged with one count of Murder. This incident is still under investigation by the Troup County Sheriu's Oce Criminal Investigations Di –

vision.

If anyone has any addi – tional information on this case, please contact the Troup County Sheriu's Oce at 706-883-1616. Anonymous tips can also be provided through the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

The author of this article can be reached via email at [email protected] net.

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