Authorities have identified the body found Friday in the Ogeechee River in Midville, Ga., as a man wanted in a Jenkins County slaying.
Deondray Johnson, 31, of Waynesboro, was wanted on charges of murder in the May 1 death of Victoria Baird, whose body was found in her Tool Court apartment in Millen. Johnson was identified as a suspect and also wanted on a burglary charge.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified Johnson on Wednesday. His body was discovered by a man fishing in the river.
Serious injuries were reported in an early morning pedestrian-related wreck.
A Richmond County sheriff’s news release issued around 3:20 a.m. said deputies were on the scene of the incident on Gordon Highway and Jimmie Dyess Parkway. The pedestrian was transported to Augusta University Medical Center.
More details on the incident have not been released.