GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been arrested in reference to a deadly armed theft at a Georgia gun vary that left three members of a household lifeless final week.
Jacob Christian Muse, of School Park, is charged with three counts of malice homicide, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation stated in a information launch Friday.
When Grantville officers arrived on the scene of Lock Inventory & Barrel Capturing Vary on the evening of April 8, they found the our bodies of the gun vary’s proprietor, alongside together with his spouse and grandson. The victims had been recognized as Thomas Hawk, 75; Evelyn Hawk, 75; and Luke Hawk, 17.
Investigators stated that as many as 40 weapons and the vary’s surveillance digicam had been additionally stolen.
The capturing vary is in rural Coweta County, about 50 miles (about 80 kilometers) southwest of Atlanta.
Police Chief Steve Whitlock stated the Hawk household was well-known and well-respected of their small, tight-knit group. The Hawks had operated Lock Inventory & Barrel for almost 30 years. Their grandson was on spring break, serving to his grandparents on the store.
Muse was booked into the Coweta County Jail, officers stated. Authorities didn’t launch extra details about his arrest and it was not instantly clear whether or not Muse had an lawyer who may remark.