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      Ben Hill deputies investigate double homicide

      Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office is currently in the middle of a murder investigation. / MGN Online

      Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office is currently in the middle of a murder investigation.

      At approximately 9:00 AM, on Monday, April 22, deputies responded to a call of an unresponsive woman on Eastside Church Road.

      Upon arrival, deputies found 26-year-old Octavia Brown and her husband, 34-year-old Dewayne Brown, dead of apparent homicide.

      An autopsy was performed and the cause of death was from gunshot wounds.

      The Sheriff's Office is following up on leads and asks anyone with information to call 229-426-5161.

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