The manhunt for Steven James Mauldin continues.
Chattooga County, Georgia Sheriff Mark Schrader says that Mauldin, the suspect in a double homicide occurring around 8:00am Tuesday at a residence in the Holland community of the county – has reportedly been sighted near Birmingham, Alabama.
The sheriff also released the names of the victims – both 35 year old Joe Edward Brown and his mother, 61 year old Linda Mae Everett – were shot and killed at their home on Highway 100, while 46 year old Daryl Lee Marsh was shot and seriously wounded. Marsh was transported to a hospital in Floyd County for treatment.
Sheriff Schrader says arrest warrants have been issued for Mauldin, charging him with two counts of murder in addition to other charges.
Tuesday morning, law enforcement officials were notified of a man shot at 13023 Highway 100, near the Floyd County line; the original emergency call had gone to Floyd County 9-1-1 and was transferred to Chattooga County 9-1-1. That’s when the sheriff’s office responded to the location, finding a man shot and two other people dead inside the residence – the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was then called in to provide assistance with the investigation.
Mauldin is believed to be in a silver 2003 Honda Civic – with the Georgia license plate # of – RMR8244.
Sheriff Schrader said that law enforcement officials from Floyd County in Georgia as well as Cherokee and DeKalb Counties in Alabama have been assisting in looking for Mauldin.
Mauldin is 38 years of age, stands five-feet-seven inches tall (5’7”), weighing approximately 185 pounds – he is considered armed and dangerous.
We’ll have more on this story as it continues to develop.
(Information provided in part by WZQZ Radio in Chattooga County/WRGA/wwwwrgarome.com)