Victim’s grandson named suspect in Hillwood Lane murder

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#UPDATE | June 29, 2021 (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Augusta man in the murder of his grandmother.

20-year old Tory M. Sapp Jr. is charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm or Knife in the Commission of a Crime in connection to the homicide of 75-year old Rosalynn Sapp.

Police say the suspect stabbed his grandmother one time, resulting in her death.

Tory Sapp is in the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.

No word on a motive.

Rosalynn Sapp’s body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Investigators and the coroner have responded to the scene of a homicide.

We’re told it’s at a home on the 3200 block of Hillwood Lane. That’s just off Wheeler Road.

Richmond County Deputies responded to the home at 12:41 p.m. in reference to an unresponsive woman.

Upon arrival, they found that the woman was deceased.

The female victim’s identity has not been released.

Investigators say a suspect is in custody.

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