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  1. Her Name is Dorothy Dow: White Great-Grandmother Set on Fire by Five...Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | VDARE

    It happened not far from where the fictional events of the early seasons of AMC's The Walking Dead are set: a post-apocalyptic zombie nightmarish landscape is merely fiction, but what happened in Grantville in early August 2016 represents a scenario the heroes of our race knew was the real horror story. The five black participants in the murder of 83 year-old white great grandmother Dorothy Dow: Individuals more fearsome than the zombies in The Walking Dead The type of horror John Brown, Nat Turner , and the participants in the Revolution of San Domingo brought to western civilization.

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  2. Elderly GA woman brutally beaten, burned during home invasion diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The elderly Meriwether County woman who was brutally beaten and burned during a home invasion in early August has died. Dorothy Dow, 83, of Grantville, GA, passed away at 4:04 p.m. on Saturday at an Atlanta hospital, according to Meriwether County Coroner Johnny Worley.

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  3. Hands Across the Border Campaign cracking down on impaired drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WTVM

    ... Meriwether County authorities via WGCL) Four of the five suspects involved in the brutal assault of an elderly Grantville woman have had their charges upgraded to murder. Four of the five suspects involved in the brutal assault of an elderly ...

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  4. 4 charged with murder in attack on elderly Georgia womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Brunswick News

    A Georgia sheriff says murder charges have been added against four suspects accused of beating and burning an 83-year-old woman at her home during an attempted robbery. WTVM-TV reports Meriwhether County Sheriff Chuck Smith said charges in the case were upgraded after Dorothy Dow died Saturday at an Atlanta hospital, weeks after being attacked at her Grantville home Aug. 4. Authorities say Dow was doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire when five people demanded money from her and she told them she didn't have any.

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  5. Four face murder charges in home invasion case -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... murder charges in the Aug. 4 home invasion and assault of Dorthy "Dot" Dow in the 7700 block of Forrest Road in Grantville. Dow was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m. Saturday at a metro Atlanta Hospital, according to a sheriff's press release. "Mrs. Dow ...

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  6. 4 of 5 suspects charged with murder in home invasion, brutal assault of elderly GA womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities say Dorothy Dow, 83, was brutally beaten and burned by unknown assailants inside her home on August 2, 2016. MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA Four of the five suspects involved in the brutal assault of an elderly Grantville woman have had their charges upgraded to murder.

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  7. Former Statesboro City Councilman sentenced to 15 months in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WTVM

    ... Meriwether County authorities via WGCL) Four of the five suspects involved in the brutal assault of an elderly Grantville woman have had their charges upgraded to murder. Four of the five suspects involved in the brutal assault of an elderly ...

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  8. Burned and beaten Dorothy Dow dies in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Dorothy Dow of Grantville, Ga., beaten and burned during a home invasion at her home, has died at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Her death came Saturday afternoon according to a representative of Claude McKibben & Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville, Ga.

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  9. Elderly Grantville woman dies after being beaten, set on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | The Heard Citizen

    According to family members, 83-year-old Dorothy Dow had been on a ventilator since the incident occurred at her home in Lone Oak just south of Grantville on August 10. Meriwether County Sheriff's Office officials said the suspects forced their way into her home, beat her, poured something on her and set her on fire. "Once they entered the home, one individual entered her bedroom where she was already in bed," said Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith.

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  10. Elderly Meriwether Co. woman beaten, burned in home invasion diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The elderly Meriwether County woman who was brutally beaten and burned during a home invasion in early August has died. Dorothy Dow, 83, of Grantville, GA, passed away at an Atlanta hospital on Saturday , multiple news outlets report .

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  11. Man arrested in Meriwether Co. arson investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | WTVM

    MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA A Hogansville man was arrested and charged with arson following a suspicious fire investigation earlier this week, according to the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office. MCSO says Brett Daniel Banks, 27, was arrested and charged with the Aug. 9 fire at a structure, located at 45 Ware Road, in Grantville, GA.

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  12. Hogansville man faces arson charge after shed ignitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Shortly after a shed was ignited Tuesday morning, the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect in the fire at 45 Ware Road in Grantville. Brett Banks, 27, of Hogansville was arrested at a convenience store after authorities said he matched the description of a man witnesses saw leaving the burning building, Sheirff Chuck Smith said.

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  13. Saints Pre-Game ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  14. Trousdale Road closed because of train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  15. Belize Association of Louisiana seeking donations for Hurricane Earl storm victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  16. Officials investigate vacant house fire in ZacharyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  17. Train cars derailed in Randolph County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  18. Crash on I-55 has 1 NB lane shut down in Cape GirardeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Wednesday, Sheriff Smith reported that his agency made two additional arrests. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith ...

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  19. GA officials arrest 5 in connection to elderly woman's assault during home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KFVS12

    Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reported that his agency has made several arrests for the home invasion and assault of an elderly female victim that occurred on Aug. 4 in Grantville, GA. On Aug. 4, 83-year-old Dorothy Dow suffered two broken arms, lacerations to her face and head, broken fingers, and third-degree burns from the back of her head down her back after she was beaten and set on fire during a home invasion.

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  20. Two Newnan teens charged in home invasion, beating of elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Two 17-year-old teens were taken into custody Wednesday and charged in the Aug. 4 break-in that left an elderly woman beaten in her Grantville, Ga., home, the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff Chuck Smith identified the women as Mina Christine Ellery and Angel Latrice Harmon, both 17 and residents of Newnan.

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