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UPDATE: Three arrested in Thomson homicide

Brian Atkins, Jr. (McDuffie County Detention Center) Brian Atkins, Jr. (McDuffie County Detention Center)
Montavis Williams (McDuffie County Detention Center) Montavis Williams (McDuffie County Detention Center)
Terry Thomas, Jr. (McDuffie County Detention Center) Terry Thomas, Jr. (McDuffie County Detention Center)
MCDUFFIE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

UPDATE: In a press release sent out Wednesday afternoon, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced that two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of eighteen-year-old Brian Parks.

In addition to Brian Atkins, Jr., twenty-one-year-old Terry Thomas, Jr. and eighteen-year-old Montavis D. Williams have also been arrested. Atkins is being charged with Felony Murder and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime. Thomas and Williams are being charged with Tampering with Evidence.


ORIGINAL STORY: One teen has been arrested for possible involvement in an overnight homicide in Thomson.

The Thomson Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place overnight. Officers responded to a call at 125 Springfield Street Apt. B3 on Oct. 18 at 9:45 p.m. and found eighteen-year-old Brian Parks suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to University Hospital in McDuffie County, where he was pronounced dead. Seventeen-year-old Brian Atkins, Jr. was arrested and taken to the McDuffie County Jail. Charges are still pending.

We will update this story as more information becomes available concerning possible charges to be filed.

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