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Man wielding knife killed by Putnam deputy

EATONTON, Ga. - Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.Sheriff Howard Sills says 57-year-old Harry Davis had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-28/putnam-deputy-kills-threatening-man
Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...Holsey's childhood, which was characterized by horrifying abuse by his mother, according to the petition.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, who was chief deputy sheriff in Baldwin County at the time of Robinson's killing and was the lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-09/man-executed-killing-g
Decapitation case: Weapons differ, sheriff says

...Putnam County man and his wife last month, authorities said Wednesday.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told Channel 2 Action News that he has evidence indicating the killer used two different weapons during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-05/decapitation-case-weap
Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...had been married 62 years. Both in their late 80s, they fell prey to unspeakable violence -- savagery as the Putnam County sheriff has called it -- and whoever inflicted it seems to have left nary a trace."It just eats at you that somebody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/georgia-lake-slayings-
Across Georgia

...m. Wednesday.In other newsAUTHORITIES SAY A Putnam County sheriff's deputy is expected to recover after he was wounded...shotgun blast during a call in central Georgia. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Telegraph that a man fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
Ga. couple's killing leaves authorities baffled

...happened in a seemingly secure community that has a manned guardhouse has left neighbors rattled, according to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills."It is the prime topic of conversation around," said Ron Bridgeman, senior editor of The Eatonton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-13/ga-couples-killing-leaves-au
Sheriff: Decapitation case victims knew killer

...he believes the victims knew their killers."They were at least minimally acquainted with whoever did this," Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday. "That's an assumption, coupled with some physical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-21/decapitation-case-vict
Decapitation mystery: FBI offers reward

...in the beheading of a central Georgia man and the feared abduction of his wife from their home on Lake Oconee.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Macon Telegraph that his office might arrange for more reward money.Law officers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-15/decapitation-mystery-fbi-off
Billboards to aid hunt for woman after beheading

...88-year-old Russell Dermond, was found beheaded Tuesday at their home in a gated community on Lake Oconee.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the billboard messages are expected to be up this weekend. The Federal Bureau of In vestigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/billboards-aid-hunt-woman-aft
Lake Oconee man killed, wife missing

...of the Dermonds who had gone to the house found a body believed to be that of 88-year-old Russell Dermond, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. The body was found in the garage of the home, WMAZ-TV reported. Shirley Dermond, 87...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-07/lake-oconee-man-killed-wife-