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Couple tied up, woman killed in Baxley, Georgia, home invasion robbery

1:39 PM, Jan 4, 2013   |    comments
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BAXLEY, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Appling County Sheriff's Office are investigating a deadly home invasion robbery that happened Friday morning.

Appling County Sheriff Benny Deloach said via a news release that the 911 center received a call at 6:36 Friday morning from Bridge-Com Security.

Sheriff Deloach said the security company received a panic alarm from a home in the 300 block of Corey Street in Baxley, Georgia.

The owner of the home told police two men came into his home around 4 a.m. and tied him and his wife up. The man also said the two intruders ransacked his home.

Sheriff Deloach said sometime during the home invasion, 28-year-old Mandy Courson was killed. Police have not yet determined a cause of death for Courson.

Currently, GBI and the Appling County Sheriff's Office are investigating the crime as a home invasion and murder, Sheriff Deloach said.

If you have any information which may be helpful you are asked to please call the Appling County Sheriff's Office at 912-367-8120.

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