UPDATE: Person of Interest named in the Andrya DeGhelder investigation, bond hearing set

Person of Interest named in the Andrya DeGhelder investigation

RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - 55- year-old Christopher Ashley Gibson has been confirmed as a person of interest in the Andrya DeGhelder investigation, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

He is the neighbor of the late Andrya DeGhelder, the Grovetown mother whose body was found last month in a dumpster behind the Walmart in Grovetown.

Columbia County Sheriff's office deputies entered the home where Gibson lives with his wife and child to gather evidence that they believe may lead to a resolution in this case.

Gibson is being held at the Columbia County Detention Center on unrelated charges He has been in trouble with the law previously with charges of driving under the influence, shoplifting, and distributing obscene materials.

UPDATE: As a result of the search of Christopher Gibson's house on Tuesday, Columbia County investigators recovered numerous items, including a handgun.

Gibson was charged Thursday afternoon with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. A bond hearing is scheduled for 9:00 am Friday at the Columbia County Courthouse in Evans.

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