Death investigation turns into homicide - FOX 13 News

Death investigation turns into homicide

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PALMETTO (FOX 13) -

A death investigation in Manatee County has turned into a homicide.

Deputies arrested George C. Williamson Jr.

They said late Friday night, Willie Lee Jones went to Williamson Jr.'s home on 13th St. W in Palmetto to visit.

No one else was home at the time.

Williamson told detectives all of a sudden the victim was laying on the floor unresponsive and called 911.

Deputies discovered Jones had been shot.

They also took several firearms from the residence.

After confiding with the State Attorney's Office, Williamson was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

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