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One dead, one in custody after McDuffie Co. murder


UPDATE: An autopsy will be performed on Monday in Atlanta.

Original Story:The GBI is on scene of a murder that left one dead in McDuffie County.

Investigators were called to the 100 block of Pounds St. in Thomson around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in response to an altercation.

When they arrived, they found 36 year old Jonathan Curry dead from a gunshot wound.

GBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Morgan says 21 year old Winston Smith was taken into custody for the murder after interviewing with investigators.

Smith is charged with one count of murder, and is being held in the McDuffie Co. Jail.

Investigators have not released what caused the altercation. They say they are still interviewing witnesses, but do not expect any more arrests.

Fox 54 will continue to follow this story, and update you as we learn more.

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