Joshua Deandre Grier

GBI: Georgia man arrested for elder abuse and slaying of his grandfather

GBI: Georgia man arrested for elder abuse and slaying of his grandfather

PINE MOUNTAIN -- A 27-year-old Pine Mountain man has been arrested and charged with felony exploitation and intimidation of disabled adults and elder persons and one count of felony murder. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Joshua Deandre Grier was arrested in connection with the December slaying of his grandfather, 89-year-old James Terrel, also of Pine Mountain. According to the GBI, Pine Mountain Police Department officers were dispatched to a home on Georgia Street in Pine Mountain regarding an assault on Dec. 1. Police say Grier assaulted Terrel, causing Terrel to fall and hit his head. Terrel later died…
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