Monday, May 16, 2011

LaGrange Man Charged with DV Murder

According to the LaGrange Daily News, a LaGrange man has been charged with murdering his estranged wife.
Officers were called to Sun Ridge Apartments at 1235 Hogansville Road to reports of gunfire and the sound of a woman crying in her apartment about 10 p.m. Officers found Shelley Renee Johnson, 37, dead from multiple gunshot wounds.

Her estranged husband, Jacob Johnson, 43, of Dadeville, Ala., turned himself in at the Troup County sheriff’s office about 11:30 p.m. and was returned to LaGrange police for an interview.
Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to call LaGrange police at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000 or text an anonymous tip to 847411, keyword LAGRANGE. Tips also may be submitted online at or

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Johnson family.

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