Another Suspect Arrested, Charged in Deadly Chaps Lane Brawl


Augusta, GA (WJBF) – Another suspect has been arrested and charged in connection to the deadly brawl on Chaps Lane in Hephzibah that happened on Friday, March 18th.

The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Michael Donnell Dean, of Brook Crossing in Augusta. He has been charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault in the stabbing death of 18-year-old Demajhay Bell.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for 18-year-old Eddie Doneal Carter III, formerly of Wharton Drive in Augusta.

Six other suspects made appearances in court Thursday for their bond hearings, and one other suspect’s hearing was delayed due to the fact that he did not have a lawyer, at the time.

We will continue to follow this developing story and provide more details as they become available.

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