Georgia investigator indicted on charges of incest and child molestation

April 15, 2021
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On Monday, April 12, 2021, a Brooks County Grand Jury indicted Will Cope, of Quitman, on charges of rape, incest, and child molestation.

Cope was an Investigator with the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office at the time of his indictment and subsequent arrest. Cope was booked into the Brooks County Jail and has since resigned. 

On Friday, May 29, 2020, the GBI was asked by the Quitman Police Department to assist in an investigation involving allegations of sexual abuse committed by Cope.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

If anyone has any information about this investigation, you are urged to call the GBI at 229-225-4090. Tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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