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Bo Dukes found guilty of lying to authorities in cover up of Tara Grinstead's body  WSB Atlanta

WILCOX COUNTY, Ga. - A jury in Wilcox County has reached a guilty verdict in the trial against the man accused of hiding a school teacher's body following her ...



'It takes 1,200 degrees to burn human bones:' Opening statements wrap up in first day of Bo Dukes' trial  13WMAZ.com

Five men and seven women were chosen as jurors in the trial for Bo Dukes, the man accused of concealing Tara Grinstead's death, in Wilcox County on ...



Ocilla PD investigating after report of weapon on Irwin Co. High’s campus  WALB

Ocilla Police is investigating after students at Irwin County High School say they saw a weapon in a car that was parked on campus.



Ryan Duke returns to Irwin Co. court  WALB

Duke is accused in the 2005 disappearance and death of Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County teacher.



Suspects in missing teacher's death admitted slaying, court documents say  Fox News

Two former students of a south Georgia teacher missing since 2005 told friends at a party that they had killed her and burned her body, new court documents ...



The Tara Grinstead Case: A timeline of events in the case  WALB

Tara Grinstead, a teacher at Irwin County High School, disappeared in October 2005 after attending an event in Ocilla. After the missing person case was filed, ...



Trial date set, but not the location for Tara Grinstead homicide case  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing South Georgia teacher Tara Grinstead, but it's not clear if the trial will take place in Irwin County where she ...



Bo Dukes in custody after 5 days on the run  WCTV

The man at the center of a massive search was found late Saturday in South Georgia, according to the U.S. Marshals *Service*.



Tara Grinstead case to be featured on 'Dateline' | Andrea Canning discusses Ocilla mystery  11Alive.com WXIA

Friday's Dateline episode will tackle the Tara Grinstead case – the Ocilla woman and Irwin County High School teacher who disappeared in October 2005.



Authorities capture Bo Dukes at Ocilla relative’s home  The Telegraph

Accused rapist Bo Dukes who's linked to the Tara Grinstead killing in 2005 arrested Saturday in Ocilla after massive manhunt.



Judge denies request for bond for man accused of killing Tara Grinstead  11Alive.com WXIA

OCILLA, Ga. — A judge denied the request for bond made by the attorneys for the man accused of killing south Georgia beauty queen and teacher Tara ...



UPDATE: Trial for Tara Grinstead murder suspect could move out of Irwin Co.  13WMAZ.com

Ryan Duke is charged with murder in the disappearance of Tara Grinstead in Ocilla, Georgia 13 years ago.



TIMELINE: What's happened in the Tara Grinstead case since 2005  13WMAZ.com

MACON, Ga. — Almost two years ago, authorities charged an Irwin County man with the death of Tara Grinstead. She's the high school teacher and beauty ...



Tara Grinstead: The 5 biggest developments in the case since the arrests  13WMAZ.com

Irwin County High School teacher and beauty queen Tara Grinstead disappeared in October 2005. This launched an 11-year investigation ending with the arrest ...



'Our Boys' Tells Irwin County Football Story With Love, Affection  GPB

David Pierce had no idea how tough it would be to write a book about Irwin County football. It turned into a labor of love.



Suspect in Tara Grinstead’s killing hires Cobb County attorneys  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The man accused of killing a South Georgia teacher nearly 13 years ago has hired two Cobb County att...



Defense wants trial moved in Tara Grinstead case  Atlanta Journal Constitution

It would be impossible to find an impartial jury in the South Georgia county where Tara Grinstead disappeared 13 years ago, according to the attorney for the ...



DA doesn't support change of venue in Grinstead death case  Valdosta Daily Times

OCILLA — The district attorney in the murder case involving the death of Tara Grinstead does not support a defense motion to change the trial's venue, ...



"Up And Vanished" Beauty Queen Tara Grinstead And Heath Dykes: What We Know | Crime Time  Oxygen

Heath Dykes is not a suspect, but has an interesting connection to the former beauty queen Tara Grinstead's case. By Oxygen ...



NEED TO KNOW: Info for Friday's Clinch Co. @ Irwin Co. Championship  WALB-TV

Irwin County High School officials have spent all week preparing Indian Field for Friday's GHSA A-Public State Championship against Clinch County.



Who Are Ryan Duke And Bo Dukes, Suspects Charged In The Tara Grinstead Case? (And No, They're Not Related)  Oxygen

Ryan Duke and Bo Dukes were charged in relation to the disappearance and murder of Tara Grinstead, the former beauty queen whose case is being explored ...



Man charged with Tara Grinstead’s murder seeks $10,000 bond  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The man accused of killing a South Georgia teacher is seeking $10,000 bond so he can get out of jail, even while the man charged as his accomplice is on the ...



Man linked to Grinstead killing indicted in Warner Robins sexual assault case  The Telegraph

An accused rapist linked to the Tara Grinstead killing in 2005 allegedly threatened to kill two women as he held them captive earlier this month with 20-gauge ...



How an Arm-Chair Detective Solved a 12-Year Old Cold Case  E! Online

100 million downloads later, Payne Lindsey's hit true crime podcast is airing as a TV special on Oxygen this Sunday.



Tara Grinstead missing: Ex-student used hands to kill teacher in home, warrant says  CBS News

New details emerge after a stunning arrest in the 2005 disappearance of Georgia teacher and beauty queen Tara Grinstead.



Irwin Co. Asst. Superintendent: Leaders knew about confrontation Monday  WALB-TV

The arrest comes after Irwin County Sheriff's officials addressed rumors surrounding the incident.



Indictment gives new glimpse into last moments of Tara Grinstead's life, possible motive  WXIA-TV

Ryan Duke has been indicted by the grand jury on six charges for Tara Grinstead's murder.



Ocilla celebrates Dave Prater at annual festival  WALB-TV

The people of Ocilla threw a party to celebrate the 81st birthday of the late soul singer and South Georgia native, Dave Prater. The 4th annual Dave Prater Music ...



Ga. Supreme Court throws out gag order for Tara Grinstead beauty queen murder case  WXIA-TV

OCILLA, Ga. -- The Georgia Supreme Court has thrown out the gag order put in place for the high-profile 2005 Tara Grinstead murder case. The gag order was ...



New Details About Bo Dukes, The Man Accused Of Hiding Tara Grinstead's Body  YourTango

A Georgia man accused of having connections to the 2005 murder of Tara Grinstead — publicized by the podcast Up and Vanished — was arrested Saturday on ...



Ocilla celebrates native son Dave Prater  WALB-TV

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - The city of Ocilla is hosting the 4th Annual Dave Prater celebration on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This event will ...



Man charged with helping burn beauty queen's body faces new charges  USA TODAY

A Georgia man accused of helping burn a Georgia beauty queen's body is facing new charges, according to authorities.



Authorities continue search in pecan field for Tara Grinstead’s remains  The Telegraph

A drone captured video of the search scene Wednesday, March 1, 2017, as authorities continued to comb a South Georgia pecan farm in search for the body of ...



Second suspect indicted in missing school teacher Tara Grinstead's death  WRBL

A second suspect has been indicted in connection with the death of a Georgia teacher and former beauty queen who vanished nearly 12 years ago.



Tara Grinstead: Top 5 things to know about the murder case, arrests  13WMAZ.com

The 11-year mystery may finally be unraveling. The recent arrests of two Georgia men signify major breaks in the October 2005 disappearance and murder of ...



Tara Grinstead has been missing a decade  WALB-TV

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - Today marks 10 years since the last time Tara Grinstead was seen alive. To this day, the mystery behind the Irwin County school teacher's ...



Tara Grinstead's father, stepmother release new statement on daughter's murder case  13WMAZ

Billy and Connie Grinstead released a statement late Wednesday regarding the murder investigation of their daughter. It's the family's first statement since a ...



Woman: I was the tipster that cracked Tara Grinstead case  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The girlfriend of the man accused of helping conceal a south Georgia teacher's body says she was the one that tipped off the GBI, CBS News reported Thursday.



Indictment: Tara Grinstead’s body was burned after she was killed  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The second suspect in the Tara Grinstead murder investigation is accused of burning the teacher's body.



Missing Tara Grinstead  The Alchemist

(Gainesville, GA) In 2005, school teacher and beauty queen Tara Grinstead of Ocilla, GA went missing from her home and has not been seen since. For the past ...



Georgia Supreme Court hears gag order arguments in Grinstead case  13WMAZ

Tuesday morning the Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments from our WMAZ lawyers on the gag-order issued in the Tara Grinstead case, which they say ...



Not-guilty plea entered for Tara Grinstead murder suspect Ryan Duke  13WMAZ

The lawyer for Ryan Duke, the man accused of killing Tara Grinstead, entered a not-guilty plea for his client Thursday morning. Duke, who is accused of killing ...



Canner, Drake to wed | Lifestyles  Tifton Gazette

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen (Bobby) Conner of Ocilla, Georgia proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda Grace ...



Tara Grinstead's sister, friend scoff at alleged tipster named in CBS story  13WMAZ

A close friend and the sister of Tara Grinstead are anything but impressed after learning about a south Georgia woman who claims she's the one who led ...



Judge's orders seal Grinstead case file and hearings  13WMAZ.com

A Tifton Judicial Circuit judge has sealed the court file in the Tara Grinstead murder case and closed any pre-trial hearings to the public. Judge Melanie Cross ...



Sweet Potato Festival honors Dusty Vassey | News  Tifton Gazette

OCILLA — The 57th Sweet Potato Festival is dedicated this year to Dusty Vassey, who died from unexpected complications from cancer on Sept. 8, according to ...



Cousin speaks on Bo Dukes' involvement with Grinstead murder case  13WMAZ.com

When authorities made a second arrest last week, one of Tara Grinstead's best friends found out that the murder investigation had touched her own family.



People hope Grinstead case will be solved soon  WALB-TV

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - Folks in Ocilla are once again talking about the Tara Grinstead case with new developments in the decade-long search for the missing ...



Former Student Charged With Murdering Woman 11 Years After She Disappeared  NBC 6 South Florida

Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly ...



Hearing on gag order in Tara Grinstead murder case  FOX 5 Atlanta

When Tara Grinstead suddenly disappeared in October 2005, people in her small hometown of Ocilla had lots of questions.



Missing teacher who's a former beauty queen transfixes small town as they learn her secrets  Daily Mail

Tara Grinstead, 30, vanished from her home in Ocilla,Georgia, in October 2005. Her disappearance is examined through the lens of those who knew her in a ...



New indictment: Man accused in Tara Grinstead case denied talk of burning body  The Telegraph

As early as June of last year, investigators who were hunting the killer of Tara Grinstead knew the name of a man now accused of concealing her death.



Groups challenge gag order on Tara Grinstead investigation  WALB-TV

Three groups of newspapers and television stations are challenging last month's gag order in the Tara Grinstead case.



Ocilla prepares to celebrate music legend Dave Prater  The Albany Herald

For the second consecutive year, friends, family members and Ocilla residents will honor the late Dave Prater at the second annual Prater Music Festival. Prater ...



WRESTLING: Wrestlers get through sectionals to advance to state  Northwest Georgia News

Several area high schools had a big day on Saturday as wrestlers from around the state gathered at sectional qualifying tournaments to determine who would ...



Tara Grinstead family: Arrest 11 years after disappearance answer to prayers  The Albany Herald

A murder charge has been filed in the 2005 disappearance of Irwin County teacher Tara Grinstead. Grinstead's parents say they hope the community can now ...



Top 10 news stories in Macon, Middle Georgia in 2017  The Telegraph

It was a big year for news in Middle Georgia. From arrests made in a decade-old cold case to the death of Gregg Allman and a hurricane, there was no shortage ...



Missing beauty queen was mending broken heart  CNN

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Tara Grinstead, a 30-year-old schoolteacher and former beauty queen, attended a Saturday night beauty pageant and then left a dinner ...



Podcast helps solve missing teachers cold case  Amarillo.com

Editor's note: The disappearance of Tara Grinstead has many parallels with the story of missing Canadian teenager Thomas Brown. Both were well-liked and ...



Atlanta filmmaker reignites interest in Tara Grinstead disappearance  WRBL

The case of Tara Grinstead, the 30 year old high school teacher who went missing from Ocilla in Irwin County eleven years ago remains a mystery. Thanks to an ...



Judge OKs defense delay in Tara Grinstead murder case  WSB Radio

The high-profile case of a man charged with murdering a south Georgia history teacher and beauty queen is likely to head to trial next summer. Lawyers for ...



Stolen Beauty  CBS News

A Young Teacher And A Financial Analyst Vanish. Are Their Cases Linked?



Mrs. Willie Grace Fussell, Age 79 Passes Away  douglasenterprise

Mrs. Willie Grace Fussell, age 79, of Ambrose, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Haven Hospice in Jacksonville, Florida following a brief ...



Almost Halfway Through 2017 Regular Season  GPB

The regular season prep schedule has reached the mid-point for many teams and several important region games are just around the corner...



Southern Open  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Valdosta High School Marchin' Cats offered regional bands the chance to strut their stuff Tuesday evening with the Seventh Annual Southern ...



Littleton named BHS football coach - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

The Decatur County Board of Education announced the hiring of a new head football coach for Bainbridge High School. The Bearcats' new head coach is Jeff ...



Packer wrestlers win Arrowhead Classic  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE — The Colquitt County wrestling took first place in the Arrowhead Classic on Saturday at Irwin County High School with Tray Harper, Jordan Rosales ...



Arrest in Tara Grinstead case answer to family's prayers  The Albany Herald

Following the arrest of a former Irwin County man on a murder charge in connection with the disappearance of Tara Grinstead more than 11 years ago, her ...



GBI special agent in charge of Perry office retires but doesn’t give up sleuthing  Macon Telegraph

PERRY -- Within days of joining the GBI, a then-22-year-old Gary Rothwell had a gun, a badge and a pile of money with which to buy drugs as an undercover ...



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