Man charged with murder of woman at Georgia motel

COOPERSVILLE — On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the GBI arrested 45-year-old Charles Michael Librizzi, of Baxley, Georgia, for one count of Malice Murder. Librizzi is currently in the Screven County Jail.

According to the GBI, first responders found 35-year-old Kathern Rebecca Scott, of Reidsville, North Carolina, dead at the Holiday Motel on Statesboro Highway in Coopersville at about 11:11 p.m. Monday.

The relationship between Librizzi and Scott is still under investigation.

An autopsy on Scott will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab in Pooler.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can contact the GBI Statesboro Office at 912-871-1121 or the Screven County Sheriff’s Office at 912-564-2013. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

Reminder: Crime stories contain only charges and information from police reports. Suspects and defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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