Murder warrant issued in Talbotton Road murder - WRBL

Murder warrant issued in Talbotton Road murder

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

A murder warrant has been issued for 17-year-old Cody Jamal Mathis. He is charged with killing 57-year-old David Rutherford on Wednesday.

Police consider Mathis armed and extremely dangerous. Anyone who comes in contact with him should use extreme caution and contact police immediately at 706-653-3400.

Rutherford was discovered behind Ward Chapel AME Church on Talbotton Road just before 6 PM.

Investigators believe the incident started at Rutherford's house on 28th Street. A neighbor found car keys in Rutherford's yard, which was a red flag to them that something was wrong.

 

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