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03/20/04

Murder in Jeff Davis County

Police are asking for your help solving a murder in Jeff Davis County. It happened nine miles north of Hazlehurst. Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation say around 1:30 Friday afternoon, a customer found the owner of Sharpe's Grocery Store, 74 year old Mary Lee Harrell Sharpe, dead inside her store.

The G.B.I. has scheduled an autopsy for today. They are not saying how she was killed; however, they do say it was a very violent death. Officers are hoping someone saw something.

If you know anything about what happened, call the Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Department at (912) 375-6621 or your local police.

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