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Vidalia Homicide
Friday, 15 November 2013

November 15-- UPDATE:  Vidalia police confirm the arrest of a 22-year-old Lyons man in connection with the death of a Vidalia woman Friday morning.

Police Lieutenant Jimmy Sims says James Jamare Knight is being held at the Toombs County Detention Center.

He's accused of fatally shooting 66-year-old Gladys Bailey about 8:30 a.m. at her home at 708 Glaze Street.  

Unconfirmed reports say Knight was an acquaintance of the family.  Sims describes the shooting as a "domestic dispute."

November 15--  A Vidalia woman is dead after a shooting at her home Friday morning.

ImageCoroner Ron Hall (white shirt) confers with a GBI agent in front of the victim's home.

Neighbors identify the victim as 66-year-old Gladys Bailey of 708 Glaze Street near the corner of Cadillac Drive.  She was decribed as a "God-fearing, Christian woman" who worked as a caregiver for shut-ins.

Unconfirmed reports say a man identified as an acquaintance of her daughter has been taken into custody.

Toombs County Coroner Ron Hall says her body has been taken to the state crime lab in Savannah for an autopsy.

Vidalia Police and the GBI are investigating the death.

 
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