Fatal three vehicle accident in Valdosta

Release: Deceased: Walker, Anita, Caucasian American, age 49, resident of Quitman. On June 25, 2021, at approximately 5:05 p.m., Patrol Officers and Traffic Accident Investigators with Valdosta Police Department responded to the 3200 block of…

Fatal collision involving a pedestrian in Valdosta

Release: PERSON INVOLVED: Kemp, Alvin H., African American male, age 63, residence of Valdosta. On May 19, 2021, at approximately 10:57 pm, Valdosta Police Department Patrol Officers and Traffic Accident Investigators responded to the 500…

Homicide suspected in death at Valdosta prison

Release: Inmate Death Under Investigation FORSYTH, Ga. – Special Agents with the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Office of Professional Standards are investigating the death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison in Valdosta, Ga.,…

DPH confirms COVID-19 death of Ben Hill resident

Release: Fitzgerald - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the first COVID-19 related death of a resident of Ben Hill County. The individual was a 73-year old male who was…

Two new Brooks County COVID-19 related deaths reported

QUITMAN - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of Brooks County. One individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical conditions. One…

Cook County has first COVID-19 related death

Release: First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Cook County Three new deaths reported across district         The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed three new COVID-19 related deaths. One individual was…