Four arrested in Dawson murder

Four arrests were made in a case where a man was found killed behind a burning home / Sarah Bleau

Authorities arrested four people in connection with a man found shot behind a burning home in Dawson.

Law enforcement with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Dawson Police Department and the State Probation Department's Dawson office executed multiple felony arrest warrants on Wednesday for Christopher Buffin, 23; Bryant Hughley, 23; Dominique Polite, 29; Machino Hudson, 30.

The four are charged with first degree arson, felony murder, malice murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

All four are currently being held at the Terrell County Jail.

On Sept. 15, the body of Walter Bell, 41, was found behind his First Avenue residence in Dawson.

GBI and Dawson police are continuing their investigation.