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03/08/07

Domestic Dispute Leads to Murder in McIntosh County

Another domestic dispute turned fatal, this time in McIntosh County.

Around midnight on March 6th, Darien police responded to 911 calls on Kentucky Street in the city. Police and McIntosh sheriff's deputies found 47 year old Patricia Simmons dead in her home.

The two agencies called in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for backup.  They are performing the autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

A suspect is in custody and charged with her murder. 38 year old boyfriend, Gregory Simpson, is in the McIntosh County jail on burglary, felony murder, and murder charges.

Reported by Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

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