Sheriff Seeking 'Person of Interest' after 5 People Killed

Posted at 4:44 AM, Feb 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-06 07:57:06-05

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a "person of interest" after five people were found slain inside a west Georgia home.

Investigators are looking for a 26-year-old man who may be driving an olive green Mazda Tribute, the Troup County Sheriff's Office said Sunday.

The five people were found dead inside the home shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, The LaGrange Daily News reported.

Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff said the victims ranged in age from 16 years old to the 60s. He said four were family members. The fifth was a friend who recently moved into the home.

The bodies were discovered after someone called 911, asking for deputies to check on the home's occupants.

The home is about 80 miles southwest of Atlanta, just east of the Alabama state line.


Information from: LaGrange Daily News,

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