Murder charge issued in Bibb County inmate death

The GBI ruled the death of 48-year-old Carlos Shelley as homicide.
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Joseph Anthony Moore

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says an autopsy determined a death inside the Bibb County Jail was a homicide.

The G.B.I. Medical Examiner ruled the death of 48-year-old Carlos Delmara Shelley as homicide.

Investigators have charged 50-year-old inmate Joseph Anthony Moore, of Macon, with aggravated assault and murder in relation to Shelley’s death.

On Thursday, June 2nd, Shelley was found unresponsive in his cell around 9:00pm. Medical staff at the jail tried to revive Shelley, but he was pronounced dead by Coroner Leon Jones.

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