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Ga. man shoots, kills wandering Alzheimer's patient; police say charges possible

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground...72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.Walker County authorities told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that the victim, Ronald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-28/ga-man-shoots-kills-wandering
Georgia man shoots, kills wandering Alzheimer's patient

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground...72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.Walker County authorities told the Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-28/georgia-man-shoots-kil
Autopsy planned in shooting of Alzheimer's patient

...Investigation lab in Atlanta, Walker County Coroner W. Dewayne Wilson said...to The Associated Press.The Walker County Sheriff's Office requested that...pre-dawn darkness Wednesday, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson told reporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-29/autopsy-planned-shooting-alzheimers
Suffering from Alzheimer's, man fatally shot

...started walking. A deputy sheriff noticed him along a road around 2:20 a.m. and stopped to ask what he was doing, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said. Westbrook told the officer that he was gathering mail and then planned to return to his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/suffering-alzheimers-man-fata
Walker County man is state's 13th West Nile virus case

ROME, Ga. -- A Walker County man has become the state's 13th case of West Nile virus this year, state health officials said Monday. A 63-year-old man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/met_388011.shtml
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Walker County correction officers arrested for sex with inmates

LaFAYETTE, Ga. -- Two Walker County correction officers have been arrested and charged with engaging in sexual activity with female inmates. Kevin Williams, 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/07/met_368198.shtml
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Quiet area's last horror was a Civil War battle

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - The low-key community of Noble...stores. Deputy Sheriff Todd Franklin, a Walker County native, said the only crimes of any...said Deputy Franklin, who has lived in Walker County all his life. "There's nothing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/met_335488.shtml
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Across Georgia

Jailer mistakenly releases prisoner LAFAYETTE -Walker County officials are searching for a man who was sentenced...can't find the needle in the haystack right now," Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said. Sheriff Wilson said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/met_334421.shtml
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Ropes, hypothermia cited in Ga. cave deaths

LaFAYETTE, Ga. - Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson says rescue workers believe that two University...results are expected Monday afternoon.David Ashburn, director of Walker County Emergency Management, says Lockenbach, Pirie and eight other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-14/ropes-hypothermia-cited-ga-c
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Search expands at crematory

NOBLE, Ga. - Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said his deputies were using a helicopter to...found at the Marshes' 20-year-old crematory were for October, Walker County Coroner Dewayne Wilson said a survey of some funeral homes in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/met_334487.shtml
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