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  1. Georgia couple latest tragedy in online scammingRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service. Investigators accuse Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae, of killing 69-year-old Elrey "Bud" Runion and his 66-year-old wife, June Runion of Marietta.

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  2. Grand Jury to hear Craigslist couple murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A grand jury will decide whether to indict a McRae man, accused of murdering a Cobb County couple. 28-year-old Jay Towns was denied bond Tuesday.

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  3. Bud and June Runion stopped for directions, says Telfair County store ownerRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Elrey "Bud" Runion and June Runion, a Cobb County couple found dead this week in Telfair County, stopped to ask for directions on the way to look at a car, AJC reported today. The Runions were on the way to McRae after a man responded to a Craigslist ad they placed.

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  4. Man charged with killing couple who sought classic MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | UPI

    A young man from a "good family" in a small Georgia town has been charged with killing a couple after luring them to the area with an offer of a 1966 Mustang. Ronnie Jay Towns, 28, of McRae is being held without bail on charges of murder and armed robbery.

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  5. Slain Marietta couple spread charity from Alabama to West Virginia, friends sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago. A potential seller responding to his Craigslist ad drew him to McRae on Thursday. On Monday, authorities found the couple's SUV, with their bodies nearby. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae, was ...

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  6. Expert: Craigslist's "ethos of anonymity" leads to crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CBS News

    Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, the man accused of killing a Georgia couple after luring them through an ad posted on Craigslist, enters a courtroom for his arraignment Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in McRae, Ga. In the wake of the murder of a couple who was killed after traveling to buy a car through an advertisement placed on the online classified ad service Craigslist, several police departments across the country are encouraging citizens to conduct transactions initiated through the web at police stations.

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  7. The charity work of couple Elrey 'Bud' and June Runion murdered buy Craigslist sellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... outside of the Runion's home as a tribute to the dead couple's charitable work on Tuesday Ronnie 'Jay' Towns, 28, of McRae, has been charged with malice murder and armed robbery following the couple's deaths The retired couple found dead after ...

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  8. A link to Cleveland: Murdered couple has family hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    THE RURAL COMMUNITY of Workmore, Ga., near McRae, Ga., is where officials say the vehicle and bodies of the Runions were discovered Monday. The Runions' 2003 GMC Envoy was found in a pond in the middle of a pine forest, and their bodies were nearby.

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  9. 5. Suspect charged with murder of missing ...Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... and his 66-year-old wife, June, authorities said. Both had been shot in the head. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae, was accused Tuesday of killing the Runions, a couple from Marietta, Georgia, who were known for their charitable works ...

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  10. Couple in Ga. shot dead after responding to Craigslist offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service. Investigators accuse Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae, of killing 69-year-old Elrey "Bud" Runion and his 66-year-old wife, June Runion of Marietta.

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  11. Man charged with murdering couple seeking car on CraigslistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... got to Telfair County, the suspect communicated with him, according to the sheriff. He did not say who called whom. McRae is about 180 miles from Marietta, where the Runions lived. "Early on in the investigation, we did contact Mr. Towns, and we did ...

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  12. Suspect Charged with Murder After Police Identify Bodies of Missing Georgia CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | People

    Police announced Tuesday that they identified the bodies of missing Georgia couple Bud and June Runion. The couple disappeared on Thursday after responding to a Craigslist ad in McRae for their dream car, a vintage 1966 Ford Mustang convertible.

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  13. Slain Couple Known For Charity Work Across The SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... on the AM dial in Atlanta. With one of the largest, most veteran local news staffs in the country, WAOK [...] McRAE, Ga. (AP) - Elrey "Bud" Runion and his wife, June, took their charitable efforts all over the South: from storm-damaged Alabama towns ...

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  14. Rogers, Cleo RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    CLEO RUBY ROGERS, 102 LAKELAND - Cleo Ruby Rogers, 102, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Lakeland. Cleo was born March 7, 1912, in McRae, Georgia, to Daniel and Ava Harrelson and has lived most of her life in Lakeland.

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  15. Guard charged with attempting to provide tequila and cigarettes to inmates in Georgia prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    A guard has been arrested and charged with bringing alcohol, drugs and cigarettes into a privately owned prison in McRae, Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said. After a joint investigation by McRae Corrections Corporation of America's prison in McRae and the Sheriff's Office, officers seized two 16-ounce water bottles containing suspected tequila, about 400 vacuum sealed cigarettes and 30 Amlodipine tablets, Steverson said in a release.

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  16. Tom Barton: Another crime-fighting tool: Caring about kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... it didn't stop him from going to college, becoming a teacher and moving to Georgia, where he taught in Springfield and McRae, then across the river in Jasper County, S.C., before coming to Savannah in 1971. He said from his home during a telephone ...

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  17. Mayoral Candidates Mike Young and David NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    An unusual and historic election today in Telfair County. The cities of McRae and Helena are merging and today voters are choosing who will be the new city's mayor.

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  18. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | MDJonline.com

    Two small Georgia cities will be merging in 2015 and residents this week will decide who serves as the first mayor of McRae-Helena.

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  19. Merging McRae-Helena to pick new mayor in runoff TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Two small Georgia cities will be merging in 2015 and residents this week will decide who serves as the first mayor of McRae-Helena. WMAZ-TV reports local voters will return to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election between mayoral candidates David Neal and Mike Young.

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  20. Same script, different cast: McRae-Helena becomes latest municipality to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The six-member McRae City Council was dissolved due to a merger with neighboring city--Helena. Fred Crawford is the only African-American elected to new government.

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