According to Appling County Sheriff Benny Deloach and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, an arrest warrant for Jonathon Courson for the murder of his wife Mandy Courson was secured at 6:25 p.m. Jan. 8. The arrest warrant was served at 8:44 p.m. Tuesday.
On Jan. 4, police got a call from the Bridge-Com Security company that a panic alarm went off from a home on Corey St. in Baxley.
Deputies were dispatched and were told by the homeowner Jonathan Courson, 26, that two black males entered his home at about 4 a.m., according to the Appling Co. Sheriff's Office. Courson told police that they tied him and his wife Mandy, 28, up and ransacked their home. Mandy was killed at some point.
Deloach says the even though both Jonathon and Mandy Courson were tied up, the husband had very minor injuries and cuts. According to police, Mandy Courson was found tied up in a different part of the house.
Courson is currently being held in the Appling County Detention Center awaiting further judicial proceedings.