Arrest Made in Double Homicide in Albany

December 26, 2023
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The Gist: An arrest has been made in connection with the double homicide that occurred on Gillionville Road in Albany in November.

The Details: Officers responded to reports of a shooting on November 30, which resulted in deaths. According to the Albany Police Department, subsequent investigations revealed the involvement of a 20-year-old, who was initially treated for gunshot wounds and later identified as a significant factor in the incident.

On December 26, 2023, Kesha Walton was detained on murder charges.

In Context: The event on Gillionville Road has been under thorough investigation since the tragic day. The recent arrest is a key development, providing a new direction in the case and the ongoing fight against gun violence.

Why It Matters: The arrest is a critical step in the judicial process, aiming to bring justice to the affected families and the Albany community, while highlighting the law enforcement’s commitment to solving serious crimes.

What’s Next?: Walton has been taken to Dougherty County Jail based on active murder warrants. The police investigation continues, and authorities are actively seeking additional information from the public.

If you have more information about the case are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 229-436-TIPS or to speak with an investigator at 229-302-0801.


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