GBI charges teen for felony murder in Statesboro triple homicide case

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has charged a 16-year old in a triple homicide investigation in Statesboro.

GBI says Rolando Millan, 16, of East Point, Georgia, faces charges of felony murder for the murders of Brittany Sneed, Travis Sneed and Kristina Soles.

On July 4, Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) deputies discovered 35-year-old Brittany Sneed on a back porch of a residence at Lundy’s Trailer Park. She died on the way to the hospital.

Authorities then found two deceased gunshot victims inside the home, identified as Travis Sneed and Kristina Soles, both 37.

“It is tragic,” said GBI Special Agent In Charge Chris DeMarco. “First of all, any life taken is a tragedy but you know let alone three lives and especially from a 16 year old. I mean, it just doesn’t seem to comprehend that a 16 year old has taken three lives.”

Millan is currently in custody at the Augusta YDC on unrelated charges. After he completes his sentence there, officials said he will be transported and booked into the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said they expect that to happen in mid-2022.

Millan will be tried as an adult, officials said.

DeMarco said he can recall only two other times in his career that a juvenile has been charged for felony murder.

“It is tragic because essentially his life is going to be, you know, essentially spent in prison for the majority of his life,” DeMarco said.

Authorities said the investigation is still active. They would not comment on the suspect’s motive, relation to the victims or who the gun belonged to.

“With three bodies, you’re trying to get as many resources in there as possible to get a resolution to this case as soon as possible,” DeMarco said. “Because obviously the community is obviously going to be thinking is this just a random act of violence or is this targeted?”

Authorities are still asking for the public’s help in the investigation.

If you have any information related to this case, you’re asked to contact the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office or the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Statesboro.

You can also call the GBI’s tip line at 1-800-597-TIPS or submit through the See Something, Say Something mobile app.

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