4 Dodge Co. teenagers arrested for double homicide
CHESTER, Ga. (WGXA) - Four Dodge County teenagers are behind bars Thursday morning, accused of murdering an elderly couple who lived just outside of Chester.
According to the GBI, two juveniles are 16-years-old, one is 17-years-old and the other is 19-year-old Kojak Thomas. All were arrested and charged with murder. All are from Eastman except for one 16-year-old, who is from Chester.
WGXA will not name or picture any suspects under age 18.
The Sheriff added more warrants are pending for all, but at this time they're all charged with murder.
Also, the GBI says Alijah Shamir Pennamon, 19, of Eastman, is charged with receiving stolen property in connection to the case.
Sheffield says the case is still under investigation.
Wednesday, the Dodge County Sheriff's Office and GBI were called to a home on Chester-Alamo Road just outside of Chester for a welfare check of Everett and Jain Williams. The check was requested by a neighbor who had not seen the couple since Sunday.
Upon arrival, the Williams' were found deceased in their home with gunshot wounds.
An autopsy is scheduled today at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.
The Eastman Police Department, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Oconee Drug Task Force, Ocmulgee Drug Task Force, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Georgia State Patrol also assisted in the investigation.
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