Suspects in Holden Drive murder now in custody

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) Р Both suspects in the April 9th murder on Holden Drive in Augusta are behind bars.

26-year-old Thomas Blount was taken into custody Thursday night.

And 25-year-old Mark Crawford turned himself in Friday morning.

The men are suspects in the murder of Brandon Mulgrave.

Mulgrave’s body was found a week and a half ago in a vacant lot and was identified by the coroner on Thursday.

The victim was from Hempstead, New York.

The coroner says Mulgrave was shot to death.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Thursday night the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office named two suspects wanted for murder in the shooting death of Brandon Mulgrave on Holden Drive on April 9th.

Thomas Blount, 26, of Augusta is now in police custody.

Mark Crawford, Jr., 25, also of Augusta, is still wanted in connection with that incident. Mulgrave’s body was found in a vacant lot. The coroner says he was shot to death.

Crawford, Jr.’s last known address was on Overlook Drive. Investigators say he is also known to frequent the areas around Barbara Road and Thompson Road off Old Savannah Road and the hotels along Gordon Highway.

Blount’s last known addresses were on Cornell Drive, Richmond Hill Road West and Shirley Avenue.

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