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03/05/07

Brunswick Man Charged with Murder

A Brunswick man is behind bars tonight, charged with murder. It happened early yesterday morning at the Guest Cottages on Venture Drive in Brunswick.

Glynn County police officers responded to an unconscious man in the road nearby, and were told he may have been involved in some type of altercation in Room 303 of the hotel.

The fire department took him to a hospital, and police went to check out Room 303. When they got there, they found a woman, Janice Swain, dead in the bathtub with multiple stab wounds.

Glynn County police arrested the man they found unconscious, David Clay, and charged him with murder.

They also arrested Clay's stepfather, Vernon Sweat, and charged him with concealing a death.

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information can call the Glynn County Police Department or Silent Witness at 264.1333.

Reported by: Rachel Lebedin, rlebedin@wtoc.com

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