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Missing 15 year old found murdered

Chandler Johnson Chandler Johnson
James M. Carter (SOURCE: Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Office) James M. Carter (SOURCE: Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Office)
HAZLEHURST, GA (WTOC) -

The Jeff Davis County Sheriff confirmed Wednesday evening that 15 year old Chandler Johnson's body was found and that he was murdered.

The sheriff told WTOC the boy was found shot and they believe he was killed September 25th, the same day he went missing.

Deputies arrested 51 year old James Carter and charged him with murdering Johnson.

They say Carter gave them information that led them to the body.

The Hazlehurst Police Chief says Carter confessed to the murder and he was a former acquantance of the family.

More information will be posted on WTOC.com as it becomes available.

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