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RH murder suspect turns self in to Hinesville PD
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The Richmond Hill Police called in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to help with the case.

The Richmond Hill Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning at Plantation Apartments. 

Jeremiah Joel Watkins, 32, was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in connection with the death of his wife, Breona Watkins, 29. 

RHPD said the man turned himself in at the Hinesville Police Department. He is now lodged in the Bryan County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.

According to the RHPD, officers were dispatched to the scene around 3:30 a.m. Sunday and found a woman had been shot. She was transported by EMS to St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah and was pronounced dead.

Anyone with further information is asked to call the GBI Statesboro office at 912-871-1121.

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