Arrests Made After a Body Was Found in Macon on Christmas Eve

Arrests Made After a Body Was Found in Macon on Christmas Eve


The Gist: On Christmas Eve, a Macon man was arrested in connection with the homicide of Artice Pettigrew in Bibb County, Georgia, with a significant impact on the community during the holiday season.

The Details: In a tragic turn of events on Christmas Eve, The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office took 46-year-old Ladonta Lamont Solomon into custody, linking him to the shooting death of 52-year-old Artice Pettigrew. The arrest, made just before 10 p.m., brought a somber tone to the holiday festivities. Further intensifying the situation, Charles Edward Solomon, 70, and Tyric Deonte Solomon, 25, were arrested for concealing Pettigrew’s death, accused of hiding his body after the shooting.

By The Numbers:

  • 1: Shooting death being investigated.
  • 3: Total number of arrests related to the incident.
  • 24: Date in December when the arrests were made, coinciding with Christmas Eve.

Timeline: The initial report of the shooting was on December 23, with the subsequent discovery of Pettigrew’s body and the arrests occurring the following day.

What You Can Do: Members of the community who might have relevant information are urged to support the ongoing investigation by contacting the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

What’s Next?: As the investigation continues, further details are expected to emerge, potentially shedding light on the motives and circumstances surrounding this Christmas Eve tragedy. The community awaits further updates, including any legal proceedings against those arrested.

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