Man charged in connection to January murder on Columbus Road

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A man has been charged in connection to the death of a man who was fatally shot in January of 2022.

According to the BCSO, investigators took  26 year-old Denzel Rutledge into custody on April 13th, for an aggravated assault that had occurred in March. While Rutledge was in jail, evidence was gathered to show that he was connected to the fatal shooting of 52 year-old Troy Sandifer on Columbus Road. Investigators served a murder warrant on Rutledge, and he is now being held without bond for charges of murder and aggravated assault, as well as a hold from Houston County.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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