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Police searching for suspects wanted in Tift County homicide

Three of the five suspects have been arrested
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Posted at 1:57 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 12:14:03-04

TIFTON, Ga. (WTXL) — Georgia authorities are asking for the public's helping in finding two suspects in concoction to a homicide that happened in Tifton back in January.

The Tifton Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are searching for Stanley Watson, 27, and Sean Chin, 31, who are wanted in connection to the murder of 34-year-old Michael Riggins.

They are the last two suspects who remain at large in the homicide investigation involving five suspects.

Most recently Quintas Ryan was arrested in New York and is being extradited back to Georgia.

Arrest warrants for felony murder, aggravated assault, and armed robbery have also been issued for Watson and Chin.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to contact the Tifton Police Department at (229) 382-3132 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at (229)-777-2080.


Two men have been arrested and three men are still at large in connection to the murder of 34-year-old Michael Riggins who was found dead in Tift County back in January.

On Monday, 20-year-old Kevionta Trayvon Hicks was arrested on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and armed robbery.

36-year-old Tiffany Nicole Myers was also arrested for giving false statements in connection with Riggins' death.

Tifton police responded to a report of an unresponsive man at 54 Eastgate Drive on Jan. 24. Once officers arrived, they found Riggins suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

TPD says Riggins was pronounced dead at the scene.

While on scene, police requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to assist in the death investigation.

During the investigation, Riggins' body was transported to the GBI Macon Crime Lab where an autopsy was performed.

Arrest warrants for felony murder, aggravated assault, and armed robbery have also been issued for 22-year-old Quintas Taszir Ryan, 27-year-old Stanley Ray Watson and 31-year-old Sean Chin.

At this time, authorities are currently searching for Ryan, Watson, and Chin.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to contact the Tifton Police Department at (229) 382-3132 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at (229)-777-2080.