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UPDATED ON 6: Swainsboro Man Arrested In Connection To Brother's Stabbing Death

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Mug shot of Ricardo O'Neal Jones (Credit: Swainsboro Police Department) Mug shot of Ricardo O'Neal Jones (Credit: Swainsboro Police Department)
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***UPDATED at 5:10 P.M. on Tuesday, October 8th***

We are told Ricardo Jones was captured Tuesday afternoon in a vacant house on Rentz Street, in Swainsboro.

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***POSTED at 12:37 P.M. on Tuesday, October 8th***

A Swainsboro man has died of apparent stab wounds.

Swainsboro Police Department Chief Randy Ellison tells WJBF News Channel 6, Monday night at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to 624 Mist Street, in Swainsboro, in reference to a physical altercation between family members.

When officers arrived, officers found a Terrance Sanders at the residence suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound to the chest. Medical personnel were called to the scene and Sanders was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta due to the severity of his injuries.  At approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Swainsboro Police Department was notified that Sanders had died as a result of what is believed to be a stab wound to the chest.

Chief Ellison says, the suspect is identified as Sanders' brother, Ricardo O'Neal Jones, who also lived at the same address. Ellison says Jones had fled the scene prior to the officers' arrival.

Individuals having any information as to the whereabouts of Ricardo Jones are asked to report that information to the Swainsboro Police Department at 478-237-8967 or the Tip Line at 478-237-0800.

This incident remains under investigation.

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