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UPDATE: Vidalia murder suspect turns himself in

VIDALIA, Ga. (WSAV) - A 19-year-old murder suspected turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday.
 
According to the Vidalia Police Department, Malique Rheem Harrington surrendered to the Acworth Police Department. He was transported to the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.
 
Harrington is accused of shooting and killing 21-year-old Jerry Lee Clark Jr. on May 10 at the Raymonia Apartments.
 
He had warrants for Malice Murder, Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
 
Around 1:00 a.m. on May 10, Vidalia police responded to a report of shots fired on Easter Drive.
 
Upon arrival, they found Clark lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.
 
He was transported to Meadows Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is assisting the Vidalia Police Department with this ongoing investigation.
 
Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Vidalia police at 912-537-4123.


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