SAVANNAH, GA. (December 6, 2013): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have charged a 20-year-old Statesboro man with murder in the Oct. 19 shooting death of Audie W. Murphy in Savannah.

Jemari Dyquwann Carter was arrested Thursday in Statesboro on warrants taken by Metro homicide detectives. He has been incarcerated in the Chatham County Detention Center. He has admitted his part in the shooting.

Murphy, 25, was found about 8 a.m. on the ground behind the New Covenant Holiness Church in the lane of the 900 block of East Duffy Street. He had multiple gunshot wounds.

Metro detectives continue to investigate the homicide. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.


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