Suspect in custody in connection with Wheeler Road murder, robbery

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A suspect in an Augusta shooting is now facing a murder charge.

Eddie McNair was wanted for aggravated assault and armed robbery.

McNair turned himself into authorities Tuesday night.

McNair is now a suspect in the murder of Derrico Bussey on Mt Auburn Street.

Richmond County investigators say they have evidence that links McNair to Bussey’s homicide.

McNair is now charged with murder.


UPDATE: AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond Sheriff’s Office is no longer in search of a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery.

Eddie Lee McNair was wanted for aggravated assault and armed robbery, in reference to an incident that happened on November 19th on the 2800 block of Wheeler Road.

McNair is known to frequent the Hill area or East boundary Subdivisions.

He was considered armed & dangerous.

McNair turned himself into authorities Tuesday night.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery.

Eddie Lee McNair is wanted for aggravated assault and armed robbery.

This is in reference to an incident that happened on November 19th on the 2800 block of Wheeler Road.

McNair is possibly driving a 2000’s model gray in color Toyota Corolla or Camry.

He’s known to frequent the Hill area or East boundary Subdivisions.

He is considered armed & dangerous.

Anyone with information on McNair’s location is asked to call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080.

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